|Submission Date||Sept. 14, 2017|
Pennsylvania State University
IN-16: Campus Water Balance
Total adjusted for non-applicable credits
Institution has calculated a natural water balance for the campus to assess the sustainability of its water withdrawals (e.g. institution water use compared to a water budget based on precipitation, potential evapotranspiration and campus/watershed area).
For guidance in calculating a natural water balance, see the Sustainable Sanitation and Water Management Toolbox and the Water Evaluation and Planning (WEAP) tool.
This credit is optional and may be earned by any institution.
Institutions earn 0.5 Innovation & Leadership (IN) points for this credit up to a maximum of 4 points for the IN category. An institution’s overall, percentage-based STARS score is increased by the number of IN points it earns.
Report initiatives and results from within the three years prior to the anticipated date of submission.
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.