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Aug. 11, 2003

UI Will Clean Steam Pipes In New Honors Building Aug. 14

The University of Iowa will conduct a steam blow in the Honors Building on Thursday, August 14, beginning at 10 a.m. and lasting, intermittently, until about 2 p.m. The blow is done to clean steam piping in the new building, which is located on the T. Anne Cleary Walkway, at the intersection with Bloomington Street. Beginning at 10 a.m. there will be several steam blows, each lasting up to 30 minutes. A safety engineer will be on site to conduct noise tests, but UI officials do not expect the noise level to exceed 85 decibels. The cleaning should be completed by 2 p.m.

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