Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Ursula Kroemer
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2023

STARS v2.2

San Diego City College
OP-22: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Michelle Rodriguez
Political Science Contract
Political Science
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Which of the following best describes the institution’s approach to rainwater management?:
Comprehensive policies, plans or guidelines that require LID practices for all new projects

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

Executive Summary
The sustainable design guidelines and specifications have been developed using the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Criteria, GreenSpec by the Construction Specification Institute (CSI), and the draft version of the California Green Building Code. Incorporating state of the art three dimensional building information modeling (BIM) techniques using object based data within the Revit Families will allow architects, engineers, and contractors to digitally collaborate earlier in the design and construction process with greater accuracy, certainty, and thoroughness. In the near future, these criteria, systems and data will be made available through a digital model as a Facilities Services tool that will be useful in monitoring, managing and maintaining the buildings to be built and rebuilt.

Procedure Guidelines for New Buildings
vii. Due to the regional scarcity of water it is the intent of the District that new buildings will comply with the regional Low Impact Development (LID) standards, and the District design guidelines, and prevent water from being used only once unless it is required as direct contact process water.

New Roofing and Re-Roofing
H. All roof drainage systems shall be designed to allow for rainwater harvesting for water reuse to promote low impact development. Water shall be directed to bioswales, detention /retention cisterns, and/or building's recycled water system.

A copy of the institution’s rainwater management policy, plan, and/or guidelines:
A brief description of the institution’s rainwater management policy, plan, and/or guidelines that supports the responses above:
Website URL where information about the institution’s green infrastructure and LID practices is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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