UW Emergency Management

January 8, 2017

January 8, 2017 (Power Outage)

Wide impact power outages of the Seattle Campus and surrounding areas of the University┬áDistrict affecting over 20,000 customers. City Seattle Light said the outage originated from an unspecified technical failure at the UW’s power substation located on East Pacific Place. The EOC was partially activated to support with response and public information coordination across the university and city partners.