Utility Services

Manager: Robert Puzak

Utility Services is comprised of Central Chilled Water, High Voltage Electric, Steam Services, Natural Gas, Utility Construction, Potable Water, Stormwater and Wastewater. The goal is to provide and distribute high quality, reliable high voltage electricity, steam, natural gas, compressed air and potable water to the University Park campus facilities. In addition, Utility Services manages and treats wastewater and storm water.

Electricity and natural gas are purchased from outside suppliers, while steam, potable water, wastewater and compressed air are produced and treated internally. The University owns two steam plants and a wastewater treatment plant, which are staffed and operate 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.

2019-2020 Utility Fact Sheet

People In Subdivision


Dale McFarland
Water Reclamation Facility Worker, Sprayfield
(814) 321-7042
Shane Michaels
Maintenance Mechanic, Utilities
Equipment Operator, Utility Construction
Maintenance Worker, Steam Services
Drinking Water Operator
(814) 865-8821
Superintendent, Steam Services
(814) 863-3178
Mike Snider
Facilities Project Manager
(814) 867-4753
Lead Power Plant Operator
Utilities Maintenance Mechanic
Lead Mechanic
(814) 777-3154