Overall Rating Reporter - expired
Overall Score
Liaison Lindsay Batchelor
Submission Date April 5, 2012
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North Carolina State University
OP-23: Stormwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Tom Skolnicki
University Landscape Architect
Office of University Architect
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Does the institution have a policy, plan, and/or strategies to reduce stormwater runoff from new development projects? :
Yes

Does the institution have a policy, plan, and/or strategies to reduce stormwater runoff from ongoing campus operations? :
No

A brief description of the institution's stormwater management initiatives:

The primary components of the Stormwater Management Program include:
•Stormwater and Nutrient Management
•Sediment and Erosion Control
•Education, Outreach and Public Involvement
•Stormwater discharge and Water Quality Monitoring
•Illicit Discharge detection & elimination
•Post construction stormwater management
•Polution Prevention and good housekeeping


The website URL where information about the institution's stormwater management initiatives, plan or policy is available:
Does the institution have a living or vegetated roof?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's living or vegetated roof:

The Engineering Building III has a green roof on one of its associated buildings. The Hunt Library Project will also incorporate the technology.


Does the institution have porous paving?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's porous paving:

Porous paving has been used on campus. One example is the pervious pavement west of SAS Hall and north of the Yarbough Plant.


Does the institution have retention ponds?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's retention ponds:

Retention ponds are located throughout campus.


Does the institution have stone swales?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's stone swales:

Stone swales are used on campus to prevent erosion. The median in Oval Drive on Centennial Campus is the largest.


Does the institution have vegetated swales?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's vegetated swales:

Vegetated swales on campus are used to improve water quality.


Does the institution employ any other technologies or strategies for stormwater management?:
Yes

A brief description of other technologies or strategies for stormwater management employed:

Structural Best Management Practices used to control stormwater quantity and quality on campus include:
• Bioretention
• Detention Basin
• Filter Strip & Level Spreader
• Grassed Swale
• Infiltration Devices
• Sand Filter
• Stormwater Wetland


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