T-Dust Alert #82 – Fire Systems Inspections

WHAT?  It is time for an annual inspection of Richland’s campus-wide fire alarm and suppression systems. WHERE?  The audio/visual and pull station systems, building-fire suppression system (sprinkler system), and fire extinguishers in all buildings will be inspected. HOW?  The fire suppression and fire extinguisher testing is conducted behind the scenes; however, the contractor must activate Continue Reading…


T-Dust Alert #81 – Temporary Closure of Lower Level El Paso Hall and Neches Hall Restrooms for Maintenance

WHAT? Richland College has two of its sewage injector systems that need to be reconditioned. WHERE? These two systems are located in El Paso Hallway rooms E068 and E002. HOW? Both systems will be taken off line, pumped out, and refurbished. WHO? District has contracted with a City of Dallas-approved contractor to complete this project Continue Reading…


T-Dust Alert #78 – Electrical Shutdown

WHAT? The temporary emergency generator is now in place and operational.  Power, lights, air conditioning, and Internet access have been restored. WHERE? Offices in Crockett Hall and lower level El Paso Hallway (West) are back in operation.   HOW AND WHEN? The temporary emergency generator will supply power to these areas until 11:00 p.m. tonight at Continue Reading…


T-Dust Alert #75 – Sabine Hall Exterior Stairs Waterproofing Repair

WHAT? It is necessary to perform waterproofing maintenance on the Sabine Hall exterior staircase. WHERE? The staircase is located on the northeast corner of Sabine Hall directly above the Follett Bookstore. WHY? This maintenance project is necessary to prevent rain water from infiltrating into the building. HOW? The contractor will remove the stone caps supporting Continue Reading…