Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Julia Knight
Submission Date July 18, 2012
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STARS v1.1

Harrisburg Area Community College
OP-T2-46: Non-Potable Water Usage

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Julia Knight
Director
Office for Sustainability
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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:

HACC has a fire training center at the Shumaker Public Safety Center (Harrisburg). Fire training exercises require the use of water, typically 150,000 to 175,000 gallons of water per training month. A 1,000,000 gallon reservoir pond that collects rain water and all training water through a series of underground stormwater catch basins and pipes was constructed at the training facility during renovations in 2011. The closed-loop system, which also includes a 3-compartment clarifier and a 75-HP pump, will save the college approximately 2,000,000 gallons of fresh water per year.


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