Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Haley Randell
Submission Date May 30, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Austin Peay State University
OP-22: Water Use

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Carl Gerhold
Director of EHS
EHS
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Level of ”Physical Risk QUANTITY” for the institution’s main campus as indicated by the World Resources Institute’s Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas:
Low to Medium

Total water use (potable and non-potable combined):
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water use 89820100 Gallons 75023900 Gallons

Potable water use:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use 89820100 Gallons 75023900 Gallons

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year July 1, 2016 June 30, 2017
Baseline Year July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016

A brief description of when and why the water use baseline was adopted:
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Figures needed to determine "Weighted Campus Users":
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of students resident on-site 1900 1900
Number of employees resident on-site 10 10
Number of other individuals resident on-site and/or staffed hospital beds 0 0
Total full-time equivalent student enrollment 8089 8089
Full-time equivalent of employees (staff + faculty) 1052 1052
Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education 989 989
Weighted campus users 6591.50 6591.50

Potable water use per weighted campus user:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per weighted campus user 13626.66 Gallons 11381.92 Gallons

Percentage reduction in potable water use per weighted campus user from baseline:
0

Gross floor area of building space:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Gross floor area 2300000 Gross Square Feet 2300000 Gross Square Feet

Potable water use per unit of floor area:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per unit of floor area 39.05 Gallons / GSF 32.62 Gallons / GSF

Percentage reduction in potable water use per unit of floor area from baseline:
0

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 3 of this credit? (reductions in total water use per acre/hectare of vegetated grounds):
Yes

Area of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Vegetated grounds 126.20 Acres 126.20 Acres

Total water use (potable + non-potable) per unit of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water use per unit of vegetated grounds 711728.21 Gallons / Acre 594484.15 Gallons / Acre

Percentage reduction in total water use per unit of vegetated grounds from baseline:
0

A brief description of the institution's water-related behavior change initiatives, e.g. initiatives to shift individual attitudes and practices such as signage and competitions:

Signs indicating installed water saving appliances.


A brief description of the institution's water recovery and reuse initiatives:
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A brief description of the institution's initiatives to replace plumbing fixtures, fittings, appliances, equipment, and systems with water-efficient alternatives (e.g. building retrofits):

Low flow bathroom fixtures. Athletic fields smart irrigation controllers.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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