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. May 31, 2018Designated Substance Assessments - June 15

    What is happening? The Safety Office in conjunction with Plant Operations will be conducting designated substance assessments to several University buildings. They require access to all rooms. Inspections will be conducted by Pinchin Environmental LTD. The building affected are: Douglas Wright Engineering Building, Engineering 3, Earth Sciences & Chemistry, Chemistry 2, Physics, General Services Complex, J.G. Hagey Hall of the Humanities, and Modern Languages.

  2. May 14, 2018Annual Steam Maintenance - Aug 19

    What is happening? We will be performing our annual maintenance on the steam mains. This will result in heating being unavailable and domestic hot water will run cold. This maintenance affects ALL buildings within Ring Road, as well as Village 1 and Engineering 5

    When is this happening? This maintenance will occur from Sunday August 19 at 12:00 p.m. to Friday August 24 at 12:00 p.m.

    Questions or Concerns? Contact us at ext. 36318.

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