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Liaison Annie McIntyre
Submission Date July 15, 2011
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Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design
OP-23: Stormwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Kelly Webb
Sustainability Coordinator
Campus Planning + Design
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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? :
No

A brief description of the institution's stormwater management initiatives:

All new development projects that impact exterior grounds disturbance have stormwater protection strategies. However, in the past and in the foreseeable future there are no campus operations that impact stormwater runoff and require stormwater runoff strategies.


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:

The north entrance of the main building on campus had the spauling concrete replaced with permeable pavers. A new seating area will remove asphalt and replace it with permeable pavers.


Does the institution have retention ponds?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's retention ponds:

There are a number of retention areas on the campus. In the past occupants of the campus grew their own food and utilized these retention areas not only to protect the crops but also to direct irrigation.


Does the institution have stone swales?:
No

A brief description of the institution's stone swales:
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Does the institution have vegetated swales?:
No

A brief description of the institution's vegetated swales:
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Does the institution employ any other technologies or strategies for stormwater management?:
No

A brief description of other technologies or strategies for stormwater management employed:
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