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University of Iowa News Release

May 21, 2004

Steam Blows Scheduled For Saturday, May 22

The University of Iowa Facilities Services will conduct a series of steam blows near the Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Center, between 8 a.m. and noon, Saturday, May 22. These blows are required to clean newly installed pipes serving several buildings in the area. The sound level during the steam blow will be comparable to the Power Plant noon whistle or a locomotive engine.

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