Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Wendy Olmstead
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

California State University, Stanislaus
OP-22: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Julia Reynoso
Director, Planning and Finance
Capital Planning & Facilities Management
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Which of the following best describes the institution’s approach to rainwater management?:
No written policies, plans or guidelines, but green infrastructure and LID practices are used

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

The university utilizes green infrastructure through evapo-transpiration of water to the atmosphere by the tree canopy of the campus' urban forest of over 3,500 trees. Stormwater and runoff is captured, stored, and reused on-site.

More information is available at: https://www.csustan.edu/sustainability/water


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

Stormwater and runoff is stored in university ponds, transferred to a filtration system, and cleaned, sterilized, and softened for use as reclaimed water for cooling tower use. 100% of the tower blow down is then captured and reclaimed for irrigation.


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