Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Bert Jacobson
Submission Date Feb. 3, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Kankakee Community College
OP-26: Water Use

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Bert Jacobson
Dean, Environmental and Institutional Sustainability
Environmental and Institutional Sustainability
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Level of water risk for the institution’s main campus:
Low

Total water use (potable and non-potable combined)::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water use 64568 Gallons 73685 Gallons

Potable water use::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use 64568 Gallons 73685 Gallons

Figures needed to determine "Weighted Campus Users"::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of residential students 0 0
Number of residential employees 0 0
Number of in-patient hospital beds 0 0
Full-time equivalent enrollment 5171 4677
Full-time equivalent of employees 424 335
Full-time equivalent of distance education students 100 0

Gross floor area of building space::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Gross floor area 320537 Square Feet 320537 Square Feet

Area of vegetated grounds::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Vegetated grounds 63 Acres 44.60 Acres

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year July 1, 2011 June 30, 2012
Baseline Year July 1, 2007 June 30, 2008

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

The water use baseline was adopted for this STARS survey because it was the most reliable data available at this time.


Water recycled/reused on campus, performance year:
0 Gallons

Recycled/reused water withdrawn from off-campus sources, performance year:
0 Gallons

A brief description of any water recovery and reuse systems employed by the institution:

None


A brief description of any water metering and management systems employed by the institution:

The water for the main campus is metered with two meters.


A brief description of any building retrofit practices employed by the institution, e.g. to install high efficiency plumbing fixtures and fittings:

All new construction and renovations include water sparing faucets and low-flow and dual flush toilets.


A brief description of any policies or programs employed by the institution to replace appliances, equipment and systems with water-efficient alternatives:

In addition to the renovations listed above, the Master Plan includes provisions for water-efficient replacements for the aging boilers and deferred maintenance provisions for more water sparing fixtures.


A brief description of any water-efficient landscape design practices employed by the institution (e.g. xeriscaping):

Native plantings as part of an overall Conservation Plan.


A brief description of any weather-informed irrigation technologies employed by the institution:
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A brief description of other water conservation and efficiency strategies employed by the institution:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s water conservation and efficiency initiatives is available:
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