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.

Nesting Season

Check out the Grounds Services Page for the dos and don'ts of nesting season. 

  1. June 19, 2019Service Interruption - Electricity - East Campus Buildings - July 21

    What is happening? Electricity will be shut off in the following east campus buildings due to renovations: ECH, E5, E6, E7. If you require back-up power for your equipment, you will need to submit a Work Request stating the location and equipment.

    When is this happening? Electricity will be off Sunday July 21 from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

    Questions or concerns? Contact Paul Poetker at ext. 42510.

  2. June 13, 2019Service Interruption - Electricity - Multiple Buildings - August 18

    What is happening? Electricity will be shut off in the following buildings due to maintenance: CSB, GSC, COM, MC, PAC, SLC, V1, TH, HS, REV, UC, C2, BMH, OPT, FED, DC, MKV, ERC, QNC, M3. If you require back-up power for your equipment, you will need to issue a Work Request stating the location and equipment.

    When is this happening? Electricity will be off Sunday August 18 from 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.

    Questions or concerns? Contact Jonathan Hyde at ext. 49126.

  3. June 7, 2019Service Interruption - Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - Chemistry 2 - July 16

    What is happening? Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning will be shut off in Chemistry 2 for maintenance.

    When is this happening? HVAC systems will be off from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. each day from Tuesday July 16 through Sunday July 21.

    Questions or concerns? Contact Gary Kosar at ext.46723.

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