Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.66
Liaison Enid Cardinal
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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Rochester Institute of Technology
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 2.00 Enid Cardinal
Senior Sustainability Advisor to the President
Office of the President
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Which of the following best describes the institution’s approach to rainwater management?:
Less comprehensive policies, plans or guidelines that incorporate green infrastructure

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

A variety of stormwater management techniques are employed on campus. Older efforts relied heavily on retention basins. Newer projects include permeable pavement, green roofs, bioswales and rainwater collection cisterns. The type of infrastructure selected varies project by project, but anything related to a new building project, must comply with LEED requirements


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

The University has a policy that all new buildings must be LEED silver or better. Sustainable sites requirements specified in LEED determine how stormwater is managed at each project.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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