Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 73.84
Liaison Careen Arsenault
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Cornell University
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 2.00 Chris Bordlemay
Water/Wastewater Manager
Energy and Sustainability
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Which of the following best describes the institution’s approach to rainwater management?:
Less comprehensive policies, plans or guidelines that incorporate green infrastructure

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

In its current form, the program focuses on new development/redevelopment and proper operation and maintenance of stormwater management practices. The Cornell Comprehensive Master Plan addresses campus-wide stormwater management, and outlines the goals and approaches which include retrofitting existing development, where feasible. At a minimum, Cornell's stormwater management efforts must comply with Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), and local municipal stormwater regulatory requirements.
https://sp.ehs.cornell.edu/env/water/stormwater/Pages/default.aspx


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:
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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