Once a determination has been made that there is no real fire situation, the sprinkler system can be turned off by those in authority. Location of shut off and drain valves in campus buildings are as follows:
Aebersold Recreation Center (ARC) – shut off valve is located on the back wall in the large storeroom next to the swimming pool. The main drain is also located in this room and both are yellow tagged.
Art Building I – shut off and drain valves is located in the locked room off the basement hallway opposite the elevator and mechanical room. Door and valves are tagged.
Bookstore – shut off and drain valves are located in the back right corner of the basement showroom area. Door and valves are tagged.
Pearl K. Stoner (East-West Gym) Instructional Complex – shut off and drain valves are located in West Gym basement mechanical room where the fire panel is located. Door and valves are tagged.
Residence Halls - Founders/Dodds/Harner/Bard – the main shut off valves are located in each stairwell. Each floor has its own shut off valve and these are located in the stairwell. There are two for each floor, so you must turn both off to shut off water flow. Drain valves are located in the janitors closet. Doors and valves are tagged. Locations of drain valves are:
- Bard Hall - closets on both wings/sides
- Dodds Hall – closet on Bard Hall side
- Founders Hall – closet on Rock Apt. side
- Harner Hall – closets on both sides
- Rhoades Hall – same locations as shut off valves (see below)
Residence Hall - Rhoades Hall – main shut off and drain valves are located in 1st floor mechanical room, Residence Life office side, off of conference room. Shut off and drain valves for the 2nd and 3rd floors are located in rooms 167 and 267 off the main stairwell.
Weisenfluh Dining Hall – shut off valve is located in the large lower level storeroom (go in loading dock entranceway and to the right, down the hallway which leads directly into the storeroom). As you enter the room, the valve is located on the middle of the righ-hand or east wall and it is tagged.