Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Jim Vecchione
Submission Date July 5, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Bryant University
OP-27: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Greg Gurney
Assistant Director Facilities
Facilities
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Does the institution use Low Impact Development (LID) practices as a matter of policy or standard practice to reduce rainwater/stormwater runoff volume and improve outgoing water quality for new construction, major renovation, and other projects?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s Low Impact Development (LID) practices:

A number of stormwater containment features are in place on the Bryant Campus. There are five stormwater retention basins which collect water from parking lots and playing fields. Our newest parking lot is constructed with a deep swale specially constructed to collect and filter stormwater runoff from the lot. The runoff from roofs of nearly 60% of the campus buildings are collected in a reflecting pond. Hay bales and silt fences are erected around any areas that are to be disturbed by new construction activities.


Has the institution adopted a rainwater/stormwater management policy, plan, or strategies that mitigate the rainwater runoff impacts of ongoing campus operations through the use of green infrastructure? :
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s rainwater/stormwater management policy, plan, and/or strategies for ongoing campus operations:

At the Physician's Assistant addition, installed a porous pavement parking lot.


A brief description of any rainwater harvesting employed by the institution:
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Rainwater harvested directly and stored/used by the institution, performance year:
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A brief description of any rainwater filtering systems employed by the institution to treat water prior to release:
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A brief description of any living or vegetated roofs on campus:
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A brief description of any porous (i.e. permeable) paving employed by the institution:

The Physician's Assistant addition parking lot is a permeable parking lot.


A brief description of any downspout disconnection employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any rain gardens on campus:
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A brief description of any stormwater retention and/or detention ponds employed by the institution:

A number of storm water containment features are in place on the Bryant Campus. There are five storm water retention basins which collect water from parking lots and playing fields.The roofs of most 60% of the campus buildings are collected in a large reflecting pond located on the Campus Green.


A brief description of any bioswales on campus (vegetated, compost or stone):

Our commuter/faculty/staff parking lot is constructed with a deep swale specially constructed to collect and filter storm water runoff from the lot.


A brief description of any other rainwater management technologies or strategies employed by the institution:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s rainwater management initiatives, plan or policy is available:
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