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Liaison Preston Jacobsen
Submission Date April 7, 2011
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Haywood Community College
OP-23: Stormwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Preston Jacobsen
Sustainability Technician
Academic Services and Work Force Development
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Does the institution have a policy, plan, and/or strategies to reduce stormwater runoff from new development projects? :
Yes

Does the institution have a policy, plan, and/or strategies to reduce stormwater runoff from ongoing campus operations? :
Yes

A brief description of the institution's stormwater management initiatives:

Procedures are in place to 1) eliminate any new connections to existing storm drain system; instead route storm water to cisterns or rain gardens, 2) require new paved areas be handled with permeable pavers or alternative methods that do not create additional storm loads, and 3) utilize strategic plan to eliminate/retrofit existing parking lots/storm water drains using storm water best management practices.


The website URL where information about the institution's stormwater management initiatives, plan or policy is available:
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Does the institution have a living or vegetated roof?:
No

A brief description of the institution's living or vegetated roof:
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Does the institution have porous paving?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's porous paving:

Permeable pavers are located in front of the Early College. They allow water to pass through all the while creating a paved surface that has traction and support.


Does the institution have retention ponds?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's retention ponds:

The Mill Pond was originally considered the retention pond. It is the lowest point on campus and majority of water flows to pond to reduce stream discharge.


Does the institution have stone swales?:
No

A brief description of the institution's stone swales:
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Does the institution have vegetated swales?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's vegetated swales:

Located along the backside of campus. This vegetated swale is overgrown to provide the ideal filtration from parking lot runoff before entering stream.


Does the institution employ any other technologies or strategies for stormwater management?:
Yes

A brief description of other technologies or strategies for stormwater management employed:

We utilize a rain garden for stream discharge reduction and bio filtering.


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