Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.02
Liaison Carolyn Shafer
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

Pratt Institute
OP-22: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 2.00 Tony Gelber
Dir. Admin. Sustainability
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Which of the following best describes the institution’s approach to rainwater management?:
No written policies, plans or guidelines, but green infrastructure and LID practices are used

A brief description of the institution’s green infrastructure and LID practices:

We have been pursuing green infrastructure.
2 projects on landscapes have been designed to capture 100% of grounds stormwater on site - Cct Parking lot and Townhouses rear yards and courtyard.
We have reduced impermeable surfaces by reducing the widths of roads and paths and incorporating permeable surfaces.
We installed bio-swales system in a a fairly large parking lot which is not connected to the NYC stormwater system.
We have been controlling irrigation more accurately.

A copy of the institution’s rainwater management policy, plan, and/or guidelines:
A brief description of the institution’s rainwater management policy, plan, and/or guidelines that supports the responses above:

Installing permeable surfaces, installing bio-swales.
Reducing irrigation through better control.
Conversion of an exist well for the source of approx. 75% of irrigation water.

Website URL where information about the institution’s green infrastructure and LID practices is available:

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