Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.16
Liaison Ellie Perry
Submission Date June 30, 2020

STARS v2.2

California State University, Dominguez Hills
OP-22: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 2.00 Ellie Perry
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Services
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Which of the following best describes the institution’s approach to rainwater management?:
Less comprehensive policies, plans or guidelines that incorporate green infrastructure

A brief description of the institution’s green infrastructure and LID practices:

The campus has an MS4 permit/stormwater program that monitors and attempts to mitigate stormwater contamination. Per the Sustainable Landscape Plan, the campus also supports green infrastructure, with at least two native gardens specifically designed to function as bioswales (Heritage Creek and the Ocean-Friendly Garden). There are also rain barrels at the Campus Farm, Net Zero Innovation Center, and CDC/ITC garden.

A copy of the institution’s rainwater management policy, plan, and/or guidelines:

A brief description of the institution’s rainwater management policy, plan, and/or guidelines that supports the responses above:

The MS4 program includes storm drain cleaning, inspections, education and training, assessments of potential impact to surface waters, stormwater pollution prevention plans. It also implements LID runoff standards to reduce runoff from projects that create and/or replace 5000 square feet or more of impervious surface (standardized with system-wide Chancellor's Office guidance).

Website URL where information about the institution’s green infrastructure and LID practices is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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