Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 39.53
Liaison Ellie Perry
Submission Date July 27, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

California State University, Dominguez Hills
OP-22: Water Use

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.58 / 6.00 Ellie Perry
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Services
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Level of ”Physical Risk QUANTITY” for the institution’s main campus as indicated by the World Resources Institute’s Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas:
High

Total water use (potable and non-potable combined):
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water use 84746904 Gallons 86820360 Gallons

Potable water use:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use 38519008 Gallons 37896672 Gallons

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Jan. 1, 2017 Dec. 31, 2017
Baseline Year Jan. 1, 2016 Dec. 31, 2016

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

2016 is when full billing records/data for all entities (e.g. auxiliaries) was more or less complete in terms of tracking.


Figures needed to determine "Weighted Campus Users":
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of students resident on-site 687 687
Number of employees resident on-site 0 0
Number of other individuals resident on-site and/or staffed hospital beds 0 0
Total full-time equivalent student enrollment 11325 10496
Full-time equivalent of employees (staff + faculty) 1178.40 888
Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education 1680 1680
Weighted campus users 8289.30 7449.75

Potable water use per weighted campus user:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per weighted campus user 4646.83 Gallons 5086.97 Gallons

Percentage reduction in potable water use per weighted campus user from baseline:
8.65

Gross floor area of building space:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Gross floor area 1386070 Gross Square Feet 1386070 Gross Square Feet

Potable water use per unit of floor area:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per unit of floor area 27.79 Gallons / GSF 27.34 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):
No

Area of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Vegetated grounds --- ---

Total water use (potable + non-potable) per unit of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water use per unit of vegetated grounds --- ---

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