Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 53.54
Liaison Stephane Menand
Submission Date June 22, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Missouri University of Science and Technology
OP-22: Water Use

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Jim Packard
Director
Physical Facilities
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Level of ”Physical Risk QUANTITY” for the institution’s main campus as indicated by the World Resources Institute’s Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas:
Low to Medium

Total water use (potable and non-potable combined):
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water use --- 80,897,476 Gallons

Potable water use:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use 43,800,850 Gallons 80,897,476 Gallons

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016
Baseline Year 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 7,885 6,511
Number of employees resident on-site 14 10
Number of other individuals resident on-site and/or staffed hospital beds 0 0
Total full-time equivalent student enrollment 8,889 6,004
Full-time equivalent of employees (staff + faculty) 2,427 2,270
Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education 897 686
Weighted campus users 9,789 7,321.25

Potable water use per weighted campus user:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per weighted campus user 4,474.50 Gallons 11,049.68 Gallons

Percentage reduction in potable water use per weighted campus user from baseline:
59.51

Gross floor area of building space:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Gross floor area 2,738,982 Gross Square Feet 1,887,188 Gross Square Feet

Potable water use per unit of floor area:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per unit of floor area 15.99 Gallons / GSF 42.87 Gallons / GSF

Percentage reduction in potable water use per unit of floor area from baseline:
62.69

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 3 of this credit? (reductions in total water use per acre/hectare of vegetated grounds):
Yes

Area of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Vegetated grounds 93 Acres 88 Acres

Total water use (potable + non-potable) per unit of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water use per unit of vegetated grounds 0 Gallons / Acre 919,289.50 Gallons / Acre

Percentage reduction in total water use per unit of vegetated grounds from baseline:
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A brief description of the institution's water-related behavior change initiatives, e.g. initiatives to shift individual attitudes and practices such as signage and competitions:
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A brief description of the institution's water recovery and reuse initiatives:

Stormwater is harvested from the Jimmy John’s parking lot and used to irrigate this small portion of the campus.


A brief description of the institution's initiatives to replace plumbing fixtures, fittings, appliances, equipment, and systems with water-efficient alternatives (e.g. building retrofits):
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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