Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 43.45
Liaison Chris Homan
Submission Date Feb. 25, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Illinois State University
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Ben Krull
Sustainability Program Manager
Office of Sustainability
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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:

ISU has integrated bio-swales, rain gardens and green roofs into the campus environment. Additionally, permeable pavement has been added to parking lots as they have been redone.


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

ISU has incorporated natural strategies to mitigate erosion along the creek that runs through campus, and is in consultation with FEMA to address the opportunity to build additional retention ponds at the golf course to solve stormwater flooding issues and then utilize the water for irrigation.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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