Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.46
Liaison Andrew DeMelia
Submission Date May 11, 2022

STARS v2.2

Bryant University
OP-21: Water Use

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.71 / 4.00 Peter Tympanick
Campus Management Business Administrator
Facilities
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Level of ”Physical Risk Quantity” for the institution’s main campus as indicated by the World Resources Institute Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas:
Low to Medium

Total water withdrawal (potable and non-potable combined):
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water withdrawal 56,394,100 Gallons 67,007,400 Gallons

Potable water use:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use 49,246,000 Gallons 61,308,000 Gallons

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Period July 1, 2020 June 30, 2021
Baseline Period 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 2,587 2,456
Number of employees resident on-site 11 20
Number of other individuals resident on-site 16 0
Total full-time equivalent student enrollment 3,564 3,470
Full-time equivalent of employees 706.30 642
Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education 373.90 0
Weighted campus users 3,587.80 3,703

Potable water use per weighted campus user:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per weighted campus user 13,725.96 Gallons 16,556.31 Gallons

Percentage reduction in potable water use per weighted campus user from baseline:
17.10

Gross floor area of building space:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Gross floor area 1,509,708 Gross Square Feet 1,353,888 Gross Square Feet

Potable water use per unit of floor area:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per unit of floor area 32.62 Gallons / GSF 45.28 Gallons / GSF

Percentage reduction in potable water use per unit of floor area from baseline:
27.96

Area of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Vegetated grounds 40 Acres 40 Acres

Total water withdrawal per unit of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water withdrawal per unit of vegetated grounds 1,409,852.50 Gallons / Acre 1,675,185 Gallons / Acre

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

A brief description of the institution's water-related behavior change initiatives:
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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:

All projects are required to install low flow shower heads, sink aerators, and low flow toilets for new construction or renovations.


Website URL where information about the institution’s water conservation and efficiency efforts 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 Fire Service) 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 Fire Service) 25,345,000.00

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