Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.79
Liaison Yumiko Jakobcic
Submission Date March 1, 2019
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Grand Valley State University
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Yumiko Jakobcic
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability Practices
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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:

Focused on restoring the campus storm water runoff to pre-development conditions. Our intent is to reduce stormwater runoff to the level experienced in 1960 just before the University was established. These efforts include porous pavement parking lots, rain gardens, green roofs, wetland creation and storm water reuse in campus irrigation.


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:

The development of Best Management Practices for storm water and improved storm water runoff management on GVSU's Allendale campus has been ongoing for several years. These efforts include porous pavement parking lots, rain gardens, green roofs, wetland creation and storm water reuse in campus irrigation.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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