Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 41.01
Liaison Chad Carwein
Submission Date Feb. 14, 2017
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East Carolina University
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 2.00 Chad Carwein
University Sustainability Manager
HSC Facilities Services
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Which of the following best describes the institution’s approach to rainwater management?:
No written policies, plans or guidelines, but green infrastructure and LID practices are used

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

List of rain water cisterns at ECU:
a. Croatan – 10,000 gallons
b. Smith-Williams Center – 15,000 gallons
c. (2) Grounds Services – 5,000 gallons/each
d. Building 43 – 3,000 gallons
e. West Research Campus – 3,000 gallons

BMP’s on campus:
a. Belk parking lot constructed wetland
b. Carol Belk bioretention area
c. Rec Center bioretention area
d. Umstead Hall bioretention area
e. Croatan bioretention area
f. Permeable paver project at Jenkins Art
g. Permeable paver project for Starbucks truck
h. 14th Street parking lot permeable pavers
i. Student Plaza Drive permeable pavers
j. Permeable asphalt Scott Hall
k. Wet pond Ross Hall
l. Wet pond West Grounds complex
m. Wet pond Service Learning Center – Ahoskie
n. Wet pond Service Learning Center – Lumberton
o. Constructed Wetland Service Learning Center – Brunswick

North Recreational Complex ponds – These are retention ponds that collect the water from the roads, walks, parking lots and the fields. They are then used to irrigate the landscape at the complex, including the fields. It is on the IQ system to maximize water use.

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:

No written policy or plan currently on record, but the intent is to include goals and further initiatives into our first Climate Action Plan in the near future.

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

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

Data Source: John Gill, Assistant Director of Facilities Services, Grounds Services

Data Source: John Gill, Assistant Director of Facilities Services, Grounds Services

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