Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.97
Liaison Alison Pugh
Submission Date Jan. 16, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Edmonds Community College
OP-23: Stormwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Stanley Linder
Associate Director of Facilities - Grounds & EMS
Facilities
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Does the institution have a policy, plan, and/or strategies to reduce stormwater runoff from new development projects? :
Yes

Does the institution have a policy, plan, and/or strategies to reduce stormwater runoff from ongoing campus operations? :
Yes

A brief description of the institution's stormwater management initiatives:

Edmonds Community College Western Washington Phase II municipal Stormwater Permit requires the permittee to develop and maintain a stormwater pollution prevention plan (SWPPP). EdCC is committed to practicing and promoting environmental stewardship while conducting its day to day activities to ensure a legacy for the future and to protect the health and safe learning and working environments valued by EdCC, the institution, and all members of the college community. The college's stormwater plan and strategies are listed in the SWPPP for 2012, the Pollution Control Policy 2012, and the Operations and Maintenance Plan.


The website URL where information about the institution's stormwater management initiatives, plan or policy is available:
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Does the institution have a living or vegetated roof?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's living or vegetated roof:

The Horticulture Department has one vegetative roof and offers a class once a year, which will expand this. We do not have the buildings that were designed for roof gardens, but our next building constructed will be possibly designed with this as a priority if funds
are available. This is slated for 2015 construction.


Does the institution have porous paving?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's porous paving:

We currently have a PUD road that incorporates lawn cells with sand base which can be driven upon when required for servicing. We also have brick patios throughout campus, but not porous paving because of the cost and maintenance issues.


Does the institution have retention ponds?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's retention ponds:

Four retention ponds are incorporated in the City of Lynnwood Golf Course. Our campus is divided East and West where the
West parking lots and campus buildings stormwater flows to these ponds and the water is used for golf course irrigation and wildlife habitat.


Does the institution have stone swales?:
No

A brief description of the institution's stone swales:
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Does the institution have vegetated swales?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's vegetated swales:

We have five vegetative swales connected to our stormwater processing and flood water containment vaults. We also have one rain garden installed by Restoration Horticulture classes (Rain Garden-Wildlife Habitat). This class is currently designing a second Rain Garden with installation slated for Sept. 2012.


Does the institution employ any other technologies or strategies for stormwater management?:
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A brief description of other technologies or strategies for stormwater management employed:
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