Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.51
Liaison Jessica Davis
Submission Date Oct. 31, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
OP-22: Water Use

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 4.00 Tony Wakley
Financial Manager
Campus Facility Services
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Level of ”Physical Risk QUANTITY” for the institution’s main campus as indicated by the World Resources Institute’s Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas:
Low to Medium

Total water use (potable and non-potable combined):
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water use --- 210,401,128 Gallons

Potable water use:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use 290,096,611 Gallons 210,401,128 Gallons

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year July 1, 2017 June 30, 2018
Baseline Year July 1, 2013 June 30, 2014

A brief description of when and why the water use baseline was adopted:

Based on readily available data with similar reporting processes.


Figures needed to determine "Weighted Campus Users":
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of students resident on-site 2,400 1,785
Number of employees resident on-site 8 0
Number of other individuals resident on-site and/or staffed hospital beds 0 0
Total full-time equivalent student enrollment 25,507 24,524
Full-time equivalent of employees (staff + faculty) 7,923 7,296.30
Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education 2,220 1,876
Weighted campus users 24,009.50 22,904.48

Potable water use per weighted campus user:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per weighted campus user 12,082.58 Gallons 9,186.03 Gallons

Percentage reduction in potable water use per weighted campus user from baseline:
0

Gross floor area of building space:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Gross floor area 12,121,613 Gross Square Feet 10,817,881 Gross Square Feet

Potable water use per unit of floor area:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per unit of floor area 23.93 Gallons / GSF 19.45 Gallons / GSF

Percentage reduction in potable water use per unit of floor area from baseline:
0

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 3 of this credit? (reductions in total water use per acre/hectare of vegetated grounds):
Yes

Area of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Vegetated grounds 462 Acres 462 Acres

Total water use (potable + non-potable) per unit of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water use per unit of vegetated grounds 0 Gallons / Acre 455,413.70 Gallons / Acre

Percentage reduction in total water use per unit of vegetated grounds from baseline:
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A brief description of the institution's water-related behavior change initiatives, e.g. initiatives to shift individual attitudes and practices such as signage and competitions:

N/A


A brief description of the institution's water recovery and reuse initiatives:

IUPUI utilizes a rainwater recovery system to power two of the irrigation systems. The rainwater from the roof of Glick/Clinical Quad and SELB are collected and held in cisterns under the lawn. We then pump that water for the drip irrigation of the surrounding two systems.


A brief description of the institution's initiatives to replace plumbing fixtures, fittings, appliances, equipment, and systems with water-efficient alternatives (e.g. building retrofits):

Operation and maintenance of storm water infrastructure, including quality units (SQU's) or (BMP's)


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