Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison JulieAnne Williamson
Submission Date May 15, 2012
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Georgia Institute of Technology
OP-T2-46: Non-Potable Water Usage

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Marcia Kinstler
Sustainability Director
Office of Environmental Stewardship
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Does the institution use non-potable water (e.g., harvested rainwater or graywater) for irrigation and/or other applications?:
Yes

A brief description of the source of non-potable water and how it is used:

Georgia Tech has 2,225,000 gallons of cisterns in use on campus. They collect rainwater, condensate water (from removing humidity in our buildings air, primarily via air conditioning), stormwater runoff, and recaptured streams that were covered at the turn of the century and recently brought back to the surface.


The percentage of irrigation water usage from recovered, reclaimed or untreated sources :
80

The percentage of building space using water from recovered, reclaimed or untreated sources:
56

The percentage of water used in utility plants from recovered, reclaimed or untreated sources:
10

The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:

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