Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 31.92
Liaison Tom Kovacs
Submission Date Sept. 30, 2022

STARS v2.2

Eastern Michigan University
OP-21: Water Use

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 4.00 Thomas Kovacs
Professor
Geography and Geology
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Level of ”Physical Risk Quantity” for the institution’s main campus as indicated by the World Resources Institute Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas:
Low

Total water withdrawal (potable and non-potable combined):
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water withdrawal 94,422,709 Gallons 94,422,709 Gallons

Potable water use:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use 85,145,445 Gallons 85,145,445 Gallons

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Period Jan. 1, 2020 Dec. 31, 2020
Baseline Period Jan. 1, 2020 Dec. 31, 2020

A brief description of when and why the water use baseline was adopted:

Limited data available in other years.


Figures needed to determine "Weighted Campus Users":
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of students resident on-site 2,354 2,354
Number of employees resident on-site 6 6
Number of other individuals resident on-site 0 0
Total full-time equivalent student enrollment 11,807 11,807
Full-time equivalent of employees 1,618 1,618
Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education 3,078 3,078
Weighted campus users 8,350.25 8,350.25

Potable water use per weighted campus user:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per weighted campus user 10,196.75 Gallons 10,196.75 Gallons

Percentage reduction in potable water use per weighted campus user from baseline:
0

Gross floor area of building space:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Gross floor area 5,057,784 Gross Square Feet 5,057,784 Gross Square Feet

Potable water use per unit of floor area:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per unit of floor area 16.83 Gallons / GSF 16.83 Gallons / GSF

Percentage reduction in potable water use per unit of floor area from baseline:
0

Area of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Vegetated grounds 0.06 Acres 0.06 Acres

Total water withdrawal per unit of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water withdrawal per unit of vegetated grounds 1,656,538,754.39 Gallons / Acre 1,656,538,754.39 Gallons / Acre

Percentage reduction in total water withdrawal per unit of vegetated grounds from baseline:
0

A brief description of the institution's water-related behavior change initiatives:
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A brief description of the institution's water recovery and reuse initiatives:
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A brief description of the institution's initiatives to replace plumbing fixtures, fittings, appliances, equipment, and systems with water-efficient alternatives:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s water conservation and efficiency efforts is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data provided by Robert Densic with the help of a consultant in a report completed April 5, 2022 and emailed to Tom Kovacs.

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