|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||Dec. 22, 2014|
Richland Community College
OP-27: Rainwater Management
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Finance & Administration
Does the institution use Low Impact Development (LID) practices as a matter of policy or standard practice to reduce rainwater/stormwater runoff volume and improve outgoing water quality for new construction, major renovation, and other projects?:
A brief description of the institution’s Low Impact Development (LID) practices:
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.
Has the institution adopted a rainwater/stormwater management policy, plan, or strategies that mitigate the rainwater runoff impacts of ongoing campus operations through the use of green infrastructure? :
A brief description of the institution’s rainwater/stormwater management policy, plan, and/or strategies for ongoing campus operations:
Richland uses established stormwater management practices where feasible.
A brief description of any rainwater harvesting employed by the institution:
Rainwater harvested directly and stored/used by the institution, performance year:
A brief description of any rainwater filtering systems employed by the institution to treat water prior to release:
A brief description of any living or vegetated roofs on campus:
A brief description of any porous (i.e. permeable) paving employed by the institution:
Several campus buildings have pervious pavements.
A brief description of any downspout disconnection employed by the institution:
A brief description of any rain gardens on campus:
A brief description of any stormwater retention and/or detention ponds employed by the institution:
A brief description of any bioswales on campus (vegetated, compost or stone):
Detention areas use native vegetation to absorb water.
A brief description of any other rainwater management technologies or strategies employed by the institution:
Certain areas of campus have block chutes and stone flumes.
The website URL where information about the institution’s rainwater management initiatives, plan or policy is available:
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