Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Robert Eby
Submission Date July 19, 2011
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Okanagan College
OP-23: Stormwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Steve C Robinson
Manager, Projects & Buildings
Campus Development & Facilities Management
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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? :
Yes

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:
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Does the institution have a living or vegetated roof?:
No

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

n/a


Does the institution have porous paving?:
No

A brief description of the institution's porous paving:

n/a


Does the institution have retention ponds?:
Yes

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?:
No

A brief description of the institution's stone swales:

n/a


Does the institution have vegetated swales?:
Yes

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?:
Yes

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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