|Overall Rating||Bronze - expired|
|Submission Date||July 18, 2012|
Harrisburg Area Community College
OP-T2-46: Non-Potable Water Usage
|0.25 / 0.25||
Office for Sustainability
Does the institution use non-potable water (e.g., harvested rainwater or graywater) for irrigation and/or other applications?:
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.
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