Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Susan Lindemann
Submission Date Sept. 25, 2020

STARS v2.2

Kalamazoo College
OP-21: Water Use

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Madeline Ward
Sustainability Intern
Facilities Management
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Level of ”Physical Risk Quantity” for the institution’s main campus as indicated by the World Resources Institute Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas:
Low

Total water withdrawal (potable and non-potable combined):
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water withdrawal 19,556,771.49 Gallons 12,887,533 Gallons

Potable water use:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use 19,556,771.49 Gallons 12,887,533 Gallons

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Period July 1, 2018 June 30, 2019
Baseline Period July 1, 2009 June 30, 2010

A brief description of when and why the water use baseline was adopted:
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Figures needed to determine "Weighted Campus Users":
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of students resident on-site 879 813
Number of employees resident on-site 6 4
Number of other individuals resident on-site 0 0
Total full-time equivalent student enrollment 1,463 1,353
Full-time equivalent of employees 412 340
Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education 0 0
Weighted campus users 1,627.50 1,474

Potable water use per weighted campus user:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per weighted campus user 12,016.45 Gallons 8,743.24 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 833,673 Gross Square Feet 811,138 Gross Square Feet

Potable water use per unit of floor area:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per unit of floor area 23.46 Gallons / GSF 15.89 Gallons / GSF

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

Area of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Vegetated grounds 120 Acres 120 Acres

Total water withdrawal per unit of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water withdrawal per unit of vegetated grounds 162,973.10 Gallons / Acre 107,396.11 Gallons / Acre

Percentage reduction in total water withdrawal per unit of vegetated grounds from baseline:
0

A brief description of the institution's water-related behavior change initiatives:
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A brief description of the institution's water recovery and reuse initiatives:
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A brief description of the institution's initiatives to replace plumbing fixtures, fittings, appliances, equipment, and systems with water-efficient alternatives:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s water conservation and efficiency efforts is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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