Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 79.01
Liaison Lindsay Walker
Submission Date Feb. 14, 2023

STARS v2.2

Humber College
OP-22: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Spencer Wood
Associate Director, Maintenance and Operations
Facilities Management
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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:

Humber has already implemented many rainwater management practices into its building and campus management practices such as:

Green Roofs in the following locations
- 1,863 square feet on Lakeshore Commons building
- 700 square feet on Centre for Urban Ecology building
- 9,687 square feet on Learning Resource Commons building
- 2,000 square feet on Lakeshore Athletic Centre
- 2,000 square feet on Lakeshore Welcome Centre
- 4,000 square feet on CTI Building

Porous pavement in the following locations
- North Parking lot #7
- Courtyard of North Building G
- Path leading to Centre for Urban Ecology at the North campus

Bioswale at North campus near Parking lot #8 and the Commuter Hub that act as a catchment and retention pond. Sediment is allowed to settle, and then overflow water drains into Humber River

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

Several stone and vegetated swales have been developed throughout our campuses

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:


Website URL where information about the institution’s green infrastructure and LID practices is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.