Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 59.32
Liaison Lindsay Walker
Submission Date Oct. 14, 2016
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STARS v2.1

Humber College
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 2.00 Spencer Wood
Associate Director, Maintenance and Operations
Facilities Management
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Which of the following best describes the institution’s approach to rainwater management?:
Less comprehensive policies, plans or guidelines that incorporate green infrastructure

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

Examples of green infrastructure at Humber College:

Green Roofs
1,863 square feet in Lakeshore Commons building
700 square feet in Centre for Urban Ecology building
9,687 square feet in Learning Resource Commons building
2,000 square feet in Lakeshore Athletic Centre
2,000 square feet in Lakeshore Welcome Centre

Porous pavement
Parking lot #7, courtyard of student concourse and path leading to Centre for Urban Ecology at the North campus

Bioretention area
Outflow from the North Campus is collected in a catchment and retention pond. Sediment is allowed to settle, and then overflow water drains into Humber River.

Several stone and vegetated swales throughout campus

Rain gardens
Humber Arboretum grounds has two rain gardens in areas with water pooling issues

A copy of the institution’s rainwater management policy, plan, and/or guidelines:

A brief description of the institution’s rainwater management policy, plan, and/or guidelines that supports the responses above:

The Humber Sustainability Plan 2014-2019 includes an outcome to review construction and renovation projects for opportunities to increase green infrastructure. This objective is also included in the College's Building and Operating Practices and Guidelines

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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