Welcome to Plant Operations

Our Mission

To enable outstanding learning, high-impact research and vibrant campus life experiences of our University community, advancing Waterloo’s mission. We will achieve our common purpose by delivering prudent planning, development, maintenance and operations of University property, facilities and infrastructure. Through our professional facilities and property management services, we provide a contemporary campus environment that is safe and accessible, invitingly clean and comfortable, functionally enriched and well-maintained.

Our Vision

To be a leader among educational facilities professionals in service excellence and best-practice asset stewardship exceeding stakeholder expectations.

24 Hour Maintenance and Service Line ext. 33793

Call us 24 hours/day to report urgent maintenance issues.

For non-urgent issues, email details to pltops.maintenance@uwaterloo.ca. Provide the building and room number in the subject and a thorough description of the problem in the body of the email.

  1. Dec. 7, 2017Multiple Service Shutdown - Research Advancement Centre 2 - Dec 18

    What is happening? Electrical power, heating, cooling and ventailation will be shut off in the Research Advancement Centre 2 to install a new transformer.

    When is this happening? Services will be shut off Monday December 18 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

    Questions or concerns? Contact Rick Zalagenas at ext. 33932.

  2. Nov. 29, 2017Fumehood Exhaust Shutdown - Chemistry 2 - Dec 16

    What is happening? Fumehood exhausts will be shut off in Chemistry 2 for maintenance.

    When is this happening? Exhausts will be shut off Saturday December 16 from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

    What do I have to do? Ensure all fumehoods are emptied and closed, along with chemicals being properly sealed and stored.

    Questions or concerns? Contact Stephen Briggs at ext. 33651.

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