Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.32
Liaison Trish O'Connor
Submission Date Aug. 23, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Fleming College
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 2.00 Andrew Lloyd
Project coordinator
OOS
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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:

Fleming College follows the municipal and provincial guidelines and policies, which state-specific requirements in terms of stormwater management, e.g. drainage of parking lots, stormwater ponds, swales, etc.

'Bio-swales along the roads and engineered stormwater pond with outlet control. Parking lot run-off is captured in bio-swales and treated before entering the groundwater or creek. Conveyance controls and end-of-pipe controls were used in the construction of the new technology center. Lot level controls were incorporated in the design of the sports fields.

Fleming College follows the municipal and provincial guidelines and policies, which state specific requirements in terms of stormwater management, e.g. drainage of parking lots, stormwater ponds, swales etc. Some LID practices are also demonstration projects, e.g. Green Roof.


A copy of the institution’s rainwater management policy, plan, and/or guidelines:
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A brief description of the institution’s rainwater management policy, plan, and/or guidelines that supports the responses above:

Haliburton campus harvests rainwater for use in toilets. Rainwater harvesting system on the Kawartha Trades and Technology Center. The campus does not measure the volume of rainwater harvested. CAWT treats wastewater before releasing it to the municipal system. Sutherland uses a wet pond to capture rainwater and remove contaminants before releasing it to a municipal system. There are bio-swales along the road, engineered stormwater pond, and a green roof. Sutherland campus maintains a stormwater retention pond that serves the entire campus and removes 80% of TSS.


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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Frost campus has a partially vegetated roof consisting of various teaching models of green roof technology. Native grasses and plants, as well as mosses and succulents, are grown on the green roof. In 2018 the Green Roof was enhanced by adding vegetable gardens.

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