|Submission Date||July 19, 2011|
OP-23: Stormwater Management
Manager, Projects & Buildings
Campus Development & Facilities Management
Does the institution have a policy, plan, and/or strategies to reduce stormwater runoff from new development projects? :
Does the institution have a policy, plan, and/or strategies to reduce stormwater runoff from ongoing campus operations? :
A brief description of the institution's stormwater management initiatives:
The Vernon and Kelowna campus locations only discharge storm water to the ground through drywells and rock-pits. There are no connections from three of our four permanent campus locations to city or municipal storm water treatment systems; storm water is handled on site.
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?:
A brief description of the institution's living or vegetated roof:
Does the institution have porous paving?:
A brief description of the institution's porous paving:
Does the institution have retention ponds?:
A brief description of the institution's retention ponds:
The Salmon Arm Campus of Okanagan College discharges all building and parking lot storm water drainage to an on site retention pond.
Does the institution have stone swales?:
A brief description of the institution's stone swales:
Does the institution have vegetated swales?:
A brief description of the institution's vegetated swales:
At the Kelowna Campus there is a bio-swale installed adjacent to the existing Library building parking lot.
Does the institution employ any other technologies or strategies for stormwater management?:
A brief description of other technologies or strategies for stormwater management employed:
The Centre for learning building located on the Kelowna campus of Okanagan College utilized the roof para-pit as a collection and retention pond for storm-water which is then slowly discharged through rock-pit on site.
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