Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 39.55
Liaison Jaclynn Maahs
Submission Date June 28, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Concordia College - Moorhead
OP-22: Water Use

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 5.00 Brett Drevlow
STARS Intern
Office of Sustainability
"---" 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:
Medium to High

Total water use (potable and non-potable combined):
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water use 28834487 Gallons 29629514 Gallons

Potable water use:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use 25633413 Gallons 25633413 Gallons

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Oct. 1, 2015 Oct. 1, 2016
Baseline Year Oct. 1, 2015 Oct. 1, 2016

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

Concordia does not hold past information for water use. The baseline will begin this year, as a system to record electronically on a yearly basis will be implemented.


Figures needed to determine "Weighted Campus Users":
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of students resident on-site 1304 1304
Number of employees resident on-site 8 8
Number of other individuals resident on-site and/or staffed hospital beds 1 1
Total full-time equivalent student enrollment 2092 2092
Full-time equivalent of employees (staff + faculty) 584.50 584.50
Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education 0 0
Weighted campus users 2336.38 2336.38

Potable water use per weighted campus user:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per weighted campus user 10971.45 Gallons 10971.45 Gallons

Percentage reduction in potable water use per weighted campus user from baseline:
0

Gross floor area of building space:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Gross floor area 1483170 Gross Square Feet 1483170 Gross Square Feet

Potable water use per unit of floor area:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per unit of floor area 17.28 Gallons / GSF 17.28 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:

Installation of bottle filling stations when replacing water coolers to reduce disposable water bottle usage/encourage reusable water containers.


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):

Concordia Dining Services recently installed two high efficiency commercial dishwashers in Anderson Commons, the main dining hall. This will help to decrease the amount of water used.


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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