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University of Iowa News Release

Nov. 3, 2004

Steam Blow At Oakdale Campus Scheduled For Monday, Nov. 8

The University of Iowa Facilities Management will conduct a steam blow near the parking lot of the Oakdale Medical Research Facility, between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., Monday, Nov 8.

The blow is required to clean newly installed underground pipes serving several buildings in the area. The sound level during the steam blow will be comparable to the Power Plant noon whistle at a lower pitch or a locomotive engine.

SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

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