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The UC Davis deferred maintenance blog page provides more information about specific projects supported by DM funding. Not every DM project project has a corresponding blog article. These blog posts can be filtered by the categories listed on the right. These categories are the same as those found in the Deferred Maintenance Project Plan

Valves Matter

March 01, 2016
There are haves and have-nots on campus. When it comes to valves, Meyer Hall, which houses Animal Science, Nutrition and others, was lacking.

Bringing the Heat to CHE

February 01, 2016
For about 10 years, the cage washer at the Center for Health and the Environment (CHE) wasn’t getting the steady, continuous flow of steam needed to quickly heat water to 180 degrees Fahrenheit – the state mandated temp for sterilizing their research equipment.

BMS Going to the Dogs!

January 01, 2016
Out at the ARS facility kennels, the upper and lower plexiglass panels shielding the dogs from the elements were in rough shape.

New Pipes for Tupper

December 01, 2015
Back in 1970, when Tupper Hall opened, Tyler hub and spigot cast iron pipe had been the standard drainpipe for over 40 years. Thousands of feet of the stuff zig-zagged throughout the building.