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PolyCentric is Cal Poly Pomona's communications hub. The online publication features breaking news, announcements, events and more. PolyCentric is also the online face of the Office of Public Affairs, the university's central communications office.

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Water Operations and Quality Sampling in Building 81

Cal Poly Pomona is regulated as a public water system due to the number of people on campus and the complexity of providing potable water. Routine water quality sampling is conducted quarterly at four locations to verify that the university is meeting quality standards.

In a recent sampling, levels of Total Trihalomethanes (TTHM) were found to exceed EPA guidelines by two parts per billion at one test location — Building 81, the Facilities Management offices on the southeast edge of campus. Tests at the other three locations were within the guidelines. (Results collected are averaged on a yearly basis for each respective sampling site.)

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