Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 70.82
Liaison Rochelle Owen
Submission Date Jan. 7, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Dalhousie University
OP-28: Wastewater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 1.00 Rochelle Owen
Executive Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Total wastewater discharged:
748,269.66 Cubic Metres

Wastewater naturally handled:
Cubic Metres

A brief description of the natural wastewater systems used to handle the institution’s wastewater:

Dalhousie halifax campuses are located in an urban context. There would be no space and cost prohibitive to run smaller scale systems at a building level. The current waste water treatment system provided by the city is advanced primary into an ocean body.

The website URL where information about the institution’s wastewater management practices is available:

The municipality handles all waste water generated from the University.

We calculated the waste water generated based on losses related to consuming water and evaporation related to kitchen, research and operational processes.

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