|Submission Date||March 1, 2018|
IN-17: Natural Wastewater Systems
Total adjusted for non-applicable credits
Institution uses natural wastewater systems to treat and manage at least 10 percent of its wastewater through on-site infiltration and/or re-use.
Appropriate strategies include constructed treatment wetlands, Living Machines, and other technologies that treat wastewater by mimicking the biological, chemical and physical processes occurring in natural wetlands.
This credit is optional and may be earned by any institution.
Institutions earn 0.5 Innovation & Leadership (IN) points for this credit up to a maximum of 4 points for the IN category. An institution’s overall, percentage-based STARS score is increased by the number of IN points it earns.
Report current initiatives and results from within the three years prior to the anticipated date of 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 and complete the Data Inquiry Form.