Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.29
Liaison Bonnie Dong
Submission Date Oct. 30, 2014
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STARS v2.0

MacEwan University
OP-26: Water Use

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.65 / 3.00 Craig Janke
Coordinator, Maintenance
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Level of water risk for the institution’s main campus:
Low to Medium

Total water use (potable and non-potable combined)::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water use 114,719 Cubic Metres 119,190 Cubic Metres

Potable water use::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use 114,719 Cubic Metres 119,190 Cubic Metres

Figures needed to determine "Weighted Campus Users"::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of residential students 624 613
Number of residential employees 2 2
Number of in-patient hospital beds 0 0
Full-time equivalent enrollment 11,838.15 10,221
Full-time equivalent of employees 1,703 1,555
Full-time equivalent of distance education students 1,305.11 317.09

Gross floor area of building space::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Gross floor area 241,805 Square Metres 236,217 Square Metres

Area of vegetated grounds::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Vegetated grounds 3.71 Hectares 3.71 Hectares

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year July 1, 2012 June 30, 2013
Baseline Year July 1, 2008 June 30, 2009

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

Water recycled/reused on campus, performance year:

Recycled/reused water withdrawn from off-campus sources, performance year:

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

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

Water meters are installed on almost all building and consumption is tracked and analysed monthly.

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

Retrofitted all washroom faucet tap with motion detector. Installed low-flow toilets. Waterless urinals in Robbins Health Learning Centre. Installed dry coolers on building cooling system enabling us to shut down our main cooling towers during winter.

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

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

Naturalized landscaping on CCC campus enables water-efficient landscaping.

A brief description of any weather-informed irrigation technologies employed by the institution:

Installed weather station and rain sensors on irrigation system.

A brief description of other water conservation and efficiency strategies employed by the institution:

The website URL where information about the institution’s water conservation and efficiency initiatives is available:

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