Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.57
Liaison Lacey Raak
Submission Date May 20, 2019
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California State University, Monterey Bay
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Anya Spear
Campus Planner
Campus Planning and Development
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Which of the following best describes the institution’s approach to rainwater management?:
Comprehensive policies, plans or guidelines that require LID practices for all new projects

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

The majority of stormwater is collected on campus and is percolated into the ground via strategically located percolation ponds. All new buildings are built to LEED silver standards and mostly percolate stormwater locally or on campus. No stormwater flows to surface waters of the United States.

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 purpose of the Storm Water Master Plan is to provide a framework and workable tool for CSUMB to predict, plan, guide and implement the necessary capital improvements to meet the campus storm water collection system needs and water quality requirements.
CSUMB’s goals and objectives are
Contain and percolate all storm water on-site.
Eliminate or protect pathways to prevent storm water pollution
Protect soil and ground water by capturing known acute releases and reduce chronic contamination of the environment.
Emphasize permanent and reliable pollution source controls that are not operator dependent."

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