Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.53
Liaison Jim Vecchione
Submission Date June 6, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Bryant University
OP-22: Water Use

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.48 / 4.00 Greg Gurney
Assistant Director Facilities
Facilities
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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 56394100 Gallons 67007400 Gallons

Potable water use:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use 49246000 Gallons 61308000 Gallons

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year July 1, 2014 June 30, 2015
Baseline Year July 1, 2012 June 30, 2013

A brief description of when and why the water use baseline was adopted:

2013 was established as the water usage baseline because this the most recent year that we have the most complete water data to draw upon.


Figures needed to determine "Weighted Campus Users":
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of students resident on-site 2740 2456
Number of employees resident on-site 23 20
Number of other individuals resident on-site and/or staffed hospital beds 0 0
Total full-time equivalent student enrollment 3380 3470
Full-time equivalent of employees (staff + faculty) 677 642
Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education 0 0
Weighted campus users 3733.50 3703

Potable water use per weighted campus user:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per weighted campus user 13190.30 Gallons 16556.31 Gallons

Percentage reduction in potable water use per weighted campus user from baseline:
20.33

Gross floor area of building space:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Gross floor area 1353888 Gross Square Feet 1353888 Gross Square Feet

Potable water use per unit of floor area:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per unit of floor area 36.37 Gallons / GSF 45.28 Gallons / GSF

Percentage reduction in potable water use per unit of floor area from baseline:
19.67

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 40 Acres 40 Acres

Total water use (potable + non-potable) per unit of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water use per unit of vegetated grounds 1409852.50 Gallons / Acre 1675185 Gallons / Acre

Percentage reduction in total water use per unit of vegetated grounds from baseline:
15.84

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:
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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):

To install low flow shower heads, sink aerators, and low flow toilets for new construction, renovations, and summer rehab.


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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Baseline Year 2013
Pipe Measurement Water Usage
2 inch pipes 25,303,000.00
4 inch pipes 5,699,400.00
10 inch pipes 36,005,000.00

Total Potable Water (2 inch and 10 inch) 61,308,000.00
Total Non Potable Water (4 inch) 36,005,000.00

Performance Year 2015
Pipe Measurement Water Usage
2 inch pipes 23,901,000.00
4 inch pipes 7,148,100.00
10 inch pipes 25,345,000.00

Total Potable Water (2 inch and 10 inch) 49,246,000.00
Total Non Potable Water (4 inch) 25,345,000.00

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