Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 32.00
Liaison Kevin Moran
Submission Date May 22, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Drake University
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 2.00
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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:

Drake's goal is to achieve at least LEED Silver or 2 Green Globes certification on all new campus construction. To that end, irrigation and lawn are being replaced with native plantings in bioswales and rain gardens on recent projects to hold and retain water run-off from buildings, parking lots, and pedestrian plazas.


A copy of the institution’s rainwater management policy, plan, and/or guidelines:
A brief description of the institution’s rainwater management policy, plan, and/or guidelines that supports the responses above:

Drake adheres to the City of Des Moines policies and guidelines outlined in the City Subdivision Ordinance.


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