|Submission Date||Feb. 26, 2019|
OP-23: Rainwater Management
|0.50 / 2.00||
Director of Facilities
Which of the following best describes the institution’s approach to rainwater management?:
A brief description of the institution’s green infrastructure and LID practices:
All new construction and major renovation projects are designed and built to at least LEED Silver level of certification, including rainwater / stormwater management credits wherever possible.
We follow a Stormwater Management plan that is standard for Richmond and the State of Indiana.
There are several retention ponds on campus that were a project done mainly by the Biology department aiming to support the local amphibians and reptiles, as well as reducing the impact of stormwater runoffs.
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:
We do not have a campus management policy for this set of issues. We have been implementing rain gardens, along with requirement for LEED Silver or higher level
certification for new buildings / major renovations, with rainwater / stormwater
management credits typically part of the design package.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission: