SITUATION REPORT - Monday, 11 February 2008

( Monday, 11 February 2008)

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WATER: The leak in the Grade School complex has been stopped. There are still a number of problematic distribution lines at the Blue Eagle Gym but these are being acted on. The leak near the security office last Wednesday night was due to a dislocated joint on the water line. The line was affected by the roots of an adjacent tree.

The leak at the junction of the Grade School car park and Fr. Masterson Road reported by drivers and pedestrians was due to an old gasket that had to be replaced.

1. The Grade School cistern was put up in 1994 and is one of the oldest on campus. A defective gate valve had to be replaced last Friday, 8 February.

2. The High School cistern pressure tank was repaired this morning after it burst. The High School cistern was constructed also in the early 1990’s.


Found and returned:

*9:00 p.m., Monday 4 February: SG RUBEN P YANSON found a wallet at the SEC A building containing cash, credit and ATM cards. This was turned over to the security office and claimed by the owner on Wednesday, 6 February.
*5:45 p.m., Tuesday 5 February: Two passengers from Ateneo left a cell phone in a tricycle sidecar at the Mini Stop store. The cell phone was seen by the gas station attendant when the tricycle went to get gas. The gas attendant refused to turn over the cell phone to the driver.
*Mr. JOMAR PUDOL CASIDSID driver of LHTODA White tricycle 027 reported the incident to campus security. SSG SEVERINO B BULACAN accompanied Mr. Casidsid to retrieve the cell phone at the gas station. The cell phone has not been claimed by its owner as of today.
*4:25 p.m., Wednesday 6 February: MR. EUGENIO ALVIN DOMINGO (in red t-shirt) driver of LPTODA Green tricycle turned over to campus security a cell phone he found in the tricycle side car. The cell phone was returned to the High School student at 4:45 p.m. of the same day.
*11:55 a.m., Thursday 7 February: JSA ground maintenance crew MR. ELMER M. QUIANO found a wallet near the baseball field and turned it over to the security office.
The wallet found by Mr. Quiano was claimed by the owner at 2:20 p.m. of the same day.
*6:30 p.m., Tuesday, 5 February: SEC roving guard LEONARDO C SANTOS found a blue stereo component along the SEC hallway. The owner only claimed it last Friday, 8 February at the security office.
*8:55 a.m., Friday 8 February: SG DANILO M ARCUENO found a cell phone, USB and backpack of assorted books at the SEC C foyer. This was turned over to the security office.
*11:55 a.m., Friday, 8 February: LS student claimed the cell phone, USB and backpack found at the SEC-C foyer.
*4:40 p.m., Thursday, 7 February: LS student LUIS B. NAZARENO found a cell phone in the JSEC Mall toilet. The student endorsed the cell phone to campus security. The cell phone was claimed by the owner later in the afternoon at the security office.
*Cervini Cafeteria waiter MR. CIGFED G. ALABAT found a wallet on one of the cafeteria tables. He endorsed it to guard on duty.
*The owner of the wallet containing cash, ATM and other cards claimed it at the security office in the evening of the same day.

Unlocked cars:

The number of cars found unlocked by campus security is increasing.

10:45 a.m., Friday 8 February: Roving guard SG FLORANTE H ANGELES found a sedan with keys attached to the driver’s door at the East carpark. The owner of the vehicle was traced through the gate pass sticker and reported to ADSA.

Summary of Unlocked Cars

Date Total North East Central Bellarmine Diversion
carpark carpark carpark carpark carpark
Monday 4 Feb 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tuesday 5 6 3 3 0 0 0
Wednesday 6 10 0 0 3 3 4
Thursday 7 5 0 1 4 0 0
Friday 8 10 1 4 3 2 0
Saturday 9 4 0 0 4 0 0
Total 35 4 8 14 5 4

Monitoring carparks is time-consuming and a strain to campus security. The option of imposing a P2,000.00 penalty for unlocked cars is now being considered. This may be imposed next school year. Drivers who leave their cars unlocked should shoulder the cost of security.

MAINTENANCE: Some of the repairs done on campus last week.

1. The damaged concrete block along Seminary Drive near the Department of Communication carpark.

2. The manhole near the Sonolux building was clogged and caused water to overflow to the street.

3. The clogged manhole was cleaned.

4. The damaged manhole cover before the waiting shed between Loyola House of Studies and San Jose Seminary posed danger to users of the stairs leading to De la Costa Housing.

5. The manhole with the repaired cover now in place.

1. On Katipunan before Gate 1 coming from Aurora Boulevard , there is a manhole without a cover.

2. The manhole cover may have been damaged by the armored car that would illegally park along the sidewalk.

3. A Grade School teacher fell in this manhole several years ago during the rainy season when the area was flooded. The community is warned to be careful when passing the area.

All University Physical Plant (UPP) office and maintenance personnel will be in Mirador Hill, Baguio for Days of Renewal and Spiritual Journey from Friday, 22 February to Monday, 25 February. Please note:

Routine UPP services will not be available in the Loyola Heights , APS-Rockwell, APS-Salcedo and at the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health (ASMPH) campuses.
Security personnel will be on duty in the four campuses.
Housekeeping personnel in APS-Rockwell, APS-Salcedo and at the ASMPH will also be on duty.
Back-up arrangements for emergencies have been set up. For emergencies please contact the security office personnel who will in turn contact UPP for action needs.


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