Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 79.45
Liaison Lindsey Kalkbrenner
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2020

STARS v2.2

Santa Clara University
OP-22: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Don Akerland
Director
Planning and Projects
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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:

When the University initiates new facility construction or major renovation projects, impacts on the surrounding site are minimized as much as possible, and projects are designed to meet or exceed state stormwater quality provision C.3. This is typically accomplished through the use of bioswales and permeable pavers.

Prior to and during the winter rainy season, the Facilities Department (Grounds Maintenance and other staff as required) clean areas around campus storm drain inlets to prevent debris from blocking and or obstructing natural storm water flow from backing up and ponding.


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:
Website URL where information about the institution’s green infrastructure and LID practices is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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