Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 56.88
Liaison Laura Young
Submission Date Feb. 11, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Michigan State University
OP-28: Wastewater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 1.00 Bill Lakos
Engineer/Architect III
IPF Energy and Environment
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Total wastewater discharged:
795,348,000 Gallons

Wastewater naturally handled:
0 Gallons

A brief description of the natural wastewater systems used to handle the institution’s wastewater:

The City of East Lansing's Water Resource Recovery Facility provides wastewater treatment for Michigan State University. Pollutants are removed from the waste stream through a combination of biological, physical and chemical processes. More than 40 tons of bio-solids are disposed at the plant per day. Treatment processes in use at the plant include aerated grit removal, flow equalization, primary clarification, course bubble air diffusers to supply oxygen to the activated biological solids, secondary clarification, disinfection , rapid sand filtration, dechlorination and post filtration aeration.

The website URL where information about the institution’s wastewater management practices is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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