|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||March 27, 2013|
OP-T2-46: Non-Potable Water Usage
|0.25 / 0.25||
Director of University Sustainability
Does the institution use non-potable water (e.g., harvested rainwater or graywater) for irrigation and/or other applications?:
A brief description of the source of non-potable water and how it is used:
Purdue has two large cisterns approximately 1000 gallons. One is located at the south corner of the Materials & Electrical Engineering building and one under the southeast stairs at Duncan Annex (EE) which is used to collect “once-through” cooling water from DX air conditioning units in the surrounding buildings. Those cisterns are also connected to the irrigation system on Purdue Mall.
The percentage of irrigation water usage from recovered, reclaimed or untreated sources :
The percentage of building space using water from recovered, reclaimed or untreated sources:
The percentage of water used in utility plants from recovered, reclaimed or untreated sources:
The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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