Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.32
Liaison Trish O'Connor
Submission Date Aug. 23, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Fleming College
OP-22: Water Use

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.72 / 4.00 Andrew Lloyd
Project coordinator
OOS
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Level of ”Physical Risk QUANTITY” for the institution’s main campus as indicated by the World Resources Institute’s Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas:
Low to Medium

Total water use (potable and non-potable combined):
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water use 10634246 Gallons 10763954.40 Gallons

Potable water use:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use 10634246 Gallons 10763954.40 Gallons

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year April 1, 2017 March 31, 2018
Baseline Year April 1, 2012 March 31, 2013

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

Start year of our Five Year Sustainability Plan in 2013.


Figures needed to determine "Weighted Campus Users":
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of students resident on-site 661 506
Number of employees resident on-site 0 0
Number of other individuals resident on-site and/or staffed hospital beds 0 0
Total full-time equivalent student enrollment 6396 5915
Full-time equivalent of employees (staff + faculty) 798.50 668
Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education 0 0
Weighted campus users 5561.13 5063.75

Potable water use per weighted campus user:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per weighted campus user 1912.25 Gallons 2125.69 Gallons

Percentage reduction in potable water use per weighted campus user from baseline:
10.04

Gross floor area of building space:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Gross floor area 891154 Gross Square Feet 846257 Gross Square Feet

Potable water use per unit of floor area:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per unit of floor area 11.93 Gallons / GSF 12.72 Gallons / GSF

Percentage reduction in potable water use per unit of floor area from baseline:
6.18

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 3 of this credit? (reductions in total water use per acre/hectare of vegetated grounds):
Yes

Area of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Vegetated grounds 315 Acres 321 Acres

Total water use (potable + non-potable) per unit of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water use per unit of vegetated grounds 33759.51 Gallons / Acre 33532.57 Gallons / Acre

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

A brief description of the institution's water-related behavior change initiatives, e.g. initiatives to shift individual attitudes and practices such as signage and competitions:
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A brief description of the institution's water recovery and reuse initiatives:

Fleming's Haliburton Campus harvests rainwater, which is used for toilet flushing. The Kawartha Trades and Technology Centre has a rainwater catchment system used for building operations. Rainwater catchment systems are also used for irrigation in the community garden and pollinator garden.
Our Center for Advanced Water and Wastewater Treatment Center at our Frost Campus uses constructed wetlands to treat the greywater from the washrooms in the Environmental Technology Wing.


A brief description of the institution's initiatives to replace plumbing fixtures, fittings, appliances, equipment, and systems with water-efficient alternatives (e.g. building retrofits):
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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