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Liaison Cheri Chastain
Submission Date Nov. 19, 2013
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California State University, Chico
OP-23: Stormwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Marie Patterson
Manager of Utilities & Sustainability
Facilities Management & Services
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Does the institution have a policy, plan, and/or strategies to reduce stormwater runoff from new development projects? :
Yes

Does the institution have a policy, plan, and/or strategies to reduce stormwater runoff from ongoing campus operations? :
Yes

A brief description of the institution's stormwater management initiatives:

All new construction projects require a SWPP. This requires the planning, maintenace and operation of construction activities that will prevent contaimination of local stormwater.


The website URL where information about the institution's stormwater management initiatives, plan or policy is available:
Does the institution have a living or vegetated roof?:
No

A brief description of the institution's living or vegetated roof:

N/A


Does the institution have porous paving?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's porous paving:

There are several locations on campus with porous paving. There is the entrance way to O'Connell and Langdon, a parking area near Butte Hall, and also a parking area near Glenn Hall. The total area is approximately 1,200 sq ft.


Does the institution have retention ponds?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's retention ponds:

There is a large retention pond at the University Farm. It is used to assist with irrigation.


Does the institution have stone swales?:
No

A brief description of the institution's stone swales:

N/A


Does the institution have vegetated swales?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's vegetated swales:

At our newest building, the Student Services Center, a “bio-swale” system was installed to catch roof water runoff in a large collection tank allowing it to gradually reenter the water table instead of going down the storm drain.


Does the institution employ any other technologies or strategies for stormwater management?:
No

A brief description of other technologies or strategies for stormwater management employed:

N/A


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