Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 70.69
Liaison Careen Arsenault
Submission Date March 8, 2013
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Cornell University
OP-22: Water Consumption

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.92 / 7.00 Chris Bordlemay
Water/Wastewater Manager
Energy and Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Water consumption, 2005 baseline year:
475,739,480 Gallons

Water consumption, performance year :
460,600,000 Gallons

List the start and end dates of the water consumption performance year:
1/1/12-12/31/12

On-campus residents, 2005:
8,534

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
21,615.60

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
2,348

On-campus residents, performance year:
9,493.19

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
22,363.77

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
2,229

Time period for weighted campus user (list the consecutive 12 month period that most closely overlaps with water consumption performance year):
Academic Year 2012-13

Indication of whether institution has a stated commitment to water use reduction goals:
Yes

A brief description of the plan of action to achieve water use reduction goals:

Water Conservation Plan. Cornell University is a public water supplier and as such has a conservation plan in place. Additional water main extensions may not be approved by Department of Health without conservation plan in place.


The website URL where information about the institution’s water conservation initiatives is available:
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Cornell Water System Production-(water served to the City of Ithaca + water served to the Town of Ithaca)+ (water purchased from Bolton Point).

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