Skyline College: User Overview

Skyline College is one of three community colleges in the San Mateo County Community College District. It opened in 1969, and construction began in 1971 on its current 125-acre location in San Bruno, California, not far from the Pacific Ocean.

“UVARA has become indespensible to managing three sizeable campuses and interacting with staff and maintenance personnel. We are saving valuable hours every day using UVARA.”

Jose Nunez, Vice Chancellor Facilities Planning & Operations

Primary benefits of using UVARA at this location:

  • Manage aging infrastructure and replacement costs
  • Capture of institutional knowledge to minimize the number of unknowns
  • Investigate isolated components to reduce risk and hazards
  • Reduce risks from tree root intrusion into vitrified clay pipe
  • Protect the longevity and operation of the water and gas system valves

Products and services used at this location:

UVARA Maps

UVARA Plan Room

The UVARA Report

UVARA Field Verification

Key Specifications

  • Acres: 125
  • Buildings: 71
  • Buildouts:
  • Pipe/Conduit Mapped: ~27 linear miles
  • Structures/Lights Mapped: 1,630+

Utilities Mapped

  • Cable Television
  • Communications
  • Electric
  • Fiber Optic
  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Hydrants
  • Fuel
  • Gas
  • Hot Water
  • Joint Trench
  • Lighting
  • Other/Unspecified
  • Sanitary Sewer
  • Security
  • Storm Drainage
  • Water

UVARA Map of Skyline College Infrastructure

UVARA Map of College of San Mateo Water Layer

UVARA Map of Skyline College Water Hydrants

UVARA Plan Room Module

The Digital Plan Room contains links to existing plans and documents that have been scanned.

Examples at this location include:

  • Facility plans
  • Utility maps
  • Equipment maintenance records

Example Digital Map Room archive

The UVARA Report

The UVARA Report is used by those who are responsible for managing the unseen, those charged with the ongoing management of these critical assets on which hundreds of instructors and staff members, and thousands of students daily depend.

The report summarizes the quantity, value (equivalent to replacement cost), and replacement cost timeline of the existing underground site utilities. The inventory was populated from UVARA Interactive Maps which is used by Skyline College to digitally access the underground utilities.

Documented using The UVARA Report:

  • Asset Values
  • Replacement Costs
  • Asset Attributes
  • Remaining Life
  • Budget Planning/Substantiation
  • Strategic Priorities
  • Recommended Actions
The UVARA Report - College of San Mateo Facilities Overview

Skyline College Facilities Overview

The UVARA Report - College of San Mateo Utilities Replacement Costs

Skyline College Utilities Replacement Costs

UVARA Field Verification

For the Skyline College campus utilities depicted are based on original plans provided by Skyline College and field observations. During field observations some utilities were observed in locations that differed from the source documents. In each case the utilities were drawn to best fit the field observations based on the intent of the original source documents and maintain their link to the source documents. No underground utilities were traced, potholed or otherwise verified. Video inspections were not performed. Since the original campus is approximately 93 years old (the 17th oldest campus the 113 campuses in the California Community Colleges system), a series of inspections or capacity analyses is merited.

For more information about UVARA and how it is used at this location, please contact us.

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