Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.43
Liaison Jim Simon
Submission Date Sept. 23, 2020

STARS v2.2

Gonzaga University
OP-22: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Tomson Spink
Maintenance Director
Plant Services
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Which of the following best describes the institution’s approach to rainwater management?:
Comprehensive policies, plans or guidelines that require LID practices for all new projects

A brief description of the institution’s green infrastructure and LID practices:

Gonzaga uses natural vegetation and 208 drainage swales. The City of Spokane is has developed guidelines to use low impact development in the Spokane Area. The University and the City are partnering on the development of street projects that will use pervious pavement.


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:

Bioswales and (2100) trees on campus to act as an unofficial "urban tree canopy". Gonzaga University uses a rainwater storage tank used for measured release into the cities sewage treatment system. Additionally, Gonzaga worked with the City of Spokane to upgrade the stormwater management of the area through the redevelopment of Sharp Avenue and North Cincinnati Street.


Website URL where information about the institution’s green infrastructure and LID practices is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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