Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 28.80
Liaison Barry Schwalbe
Submission Date July 26, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Richland Community College
OP-23: Stormwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 David Holtfreter
Director
Operations & Technical Services
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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:

Campus has rain gardens for parking lots that collect run-off from storm water which can be regulated to control erosion, and detention ponds and managed bio-swales to control run-off for newly constructed buildings.


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:
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Does the institution have porous paving?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's porous paving:

Several campus buildings have pervious pavements.


Does the institution have retention ponds?:
No

A brief description of the institution's retention ponds:
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Does the institution have stone swales?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's stone swales:

Stone swale is recycled concrete material (rip-rap) to control run-off from buildings and parking lots.


Does the institution have vegetated swales?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's vegetated swales:

Detention areas use native vegetation to absorb water.


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:

Certain areas of campus have block chutes and stone flumes.


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