Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.46
Liaison Jaclynn Maahs
Submission Date Dec. 16, 2020

STARS v2.2

Concordia College - Moorhead
OP-21: Water Use

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.15 / 4.00 Dallas Fossum
Director
Facilities
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Level of ”Physical Risk Quantity” for the institution’s main campus as indicated by the World Resources Institute Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas:
Low to Medium

Total water withdrawal (potable and non-potable combined):
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water withdrawal 22,393,999 Gallons 29,629,514 Gallons

Potable water use:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use 22,393,999 Gallons 29,629,514 Gallons

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Period May 1, 2018 April 30, 2019
Baseline Period Oct. 1, 2015 Oct. 1, 2016

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

The baseline was the first year that historical water data was available for the college and was the baseline used in past reports.


Figures needed to determine "Weighted Campus Users":
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of students resident on-site 1,304 1,304
Number of employees resident on-site 8 8
Number of other individuals resident on-site 1 1
Total full-time equivalent student enrollment 2,092 2,092
Full-time equivalent of employees 584.50 584.50
Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education 0 0
Weighted campus users 2,336.38 2,336.38

Potable water use per weighted campus user:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per weighted campus user 9,584.93 Gallons 12,681.83 Gallons

Percentage reduction in potable water use per weighted campus user from baseline:
24.42

Gross floor area of building space:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Gross floor area 1,437,561 Gross Square Feet 1,483,170 Gross Square Feet

Potable water use per unit of floor area:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per unit of floor area 15.58 Gallons / GSF 19.98 Gallons / GSF

Percentage reduction in potable water use per unit of floor area from baseline:
22.02

Area of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Vegetated grounds 79 Acres 79 Acres

Total water withdrawal per unit of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water withdrawal per unit of vegetated grounds 283,468.34 Gallons / Acre 375,057.14 Gallons / Acre

Percentage reduction in total water withdrawal per unit of vegetated grounds from baseline:
24.42

A brief description of the institution's water-related behavior change initiatives:
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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:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s water conservation and efficiency efforts is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The campus weighted user averages differ from Pre-5 because the most recent water data we had available when completing this credit was from 2018-2019, while the Pre-5 data is for 2019-2020.

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