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Facilities Services commences Wastewater Treatment Improvement Initiatives

Facilities Services is set to begin the first of several construction projects designed to improve the existing equipment that composes the wastewater treatment process on campus. The UF Water Reclamation Facility, which has the capacity to reclaim and treat over 3 million gallons of water daily, is over 25 years old and needs modernization to […]

Facilities Services takes proactive measures against COVID-19

During the past several weeks the UF community has undergone a large change as both students and staff have moved off campus. While the majority of our customers are now off-campus, our employees have been busier than ever implementing measures to help maintain a healthy environment for those who remain and lay a strong foundation […]

GatorWorks Launch

Facilities Services is excited to announce the launch of GatorWorks – our customer portal for the entry of new work requests and updates on processed requests. GatorWorks provides a more intuitive framework for customers to submit information, and it provides our team with a more efficient method to evaluate requests and create work orders. The […]

Smoke testing to be performed week of August 12th

University of Florida Facilities Services will be smoke testing the sanitary sewer lines on campus to improve sewer service. This test, which involves forcing smoke into the sanitary sewer lines, will check for leaks, breaks and defects in the system. The smoke is odorless, creates no fire hazard, and should not enter buildings unless there […]

Building Services product testing aims to optimize performance

To be better stewards of our resources, and produce better results from our floor crews, Building Service is conducting a test of floor wax products between April 4th and July 5th.  The companies involved in the test are Betco, National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pioneer, and Sanitis.  Building Services has identified a high traffic area in […]

Gators make gains on waste!

UF achieved a milestone in September when it diverted more than 50 tons of food waste and paper towels for composting in a single month. We have come a long way from the mere 2.76 tons collected when UF first rolled out the program in January 2014! The UF food waste composting program has steadily […]

Facilities Services website is under construction

Our brand new Facilities Services website is part of our effort to provide an enhanced experience for our customers looking to obtain information or submit work requests. We are building additional content and functionality into our new site every day. We appreciate your patience as we deliver a better web experience to you in the […]

Campus Beautification

Campus beautification efforts are one of the many ways that Facilities Services helps to improve the lives and surroundings of our students, faculty and staff. From our colorful entrance ways to maintaining the vegetation in the Plaza of the Americas we strive to keep our campus looking fresh and vibrant with every with step we […]

Central Stores wins national sustainability award

Facilities Services’ Central Stores continued a tradition of being recognized for its sustainability practices when it recently won the 2017 Sustainability Award given by the University Logistics and Supply Chain Association. This recognition comes after several years of internal initiatives aimed at finding ways to divert materials that  were not included in existing on-campus recycling […]

University of Florida receives National Recycling Coalition award

The University of Florida (UF) was selected by the National Recycling Coalition (NRC) as its inaugural Outstanding Higher Education Program award recipient. UF received the award at the Resource Recycling Conference in Minneapolis, MN on Monday night.  This new award was created by the NRC to recognize colleges and universities with exceptional programs in recycling […]