Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 35.40
Liaison David Liebman
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Santa Rosa Junior College
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 2.00 David Liebman
Energy & Sustainability Manager
Facilities Planning and Operations
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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:

All new construction requires LID practices. All projects included retention basins, bio-swales and decomposed granite paths as much as possible.

The college has a goal of being below its watershed budget which is using less water then the amount that could potentially be captured off the roof of all its buildings.

The college is also working to retrofit existing infrastructure into green infrastructure through curb cuts and retention basins, and rain gardens.


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:

The Sonoma County Junior College District Facilities Master Plan and Guideline is to:
- Identify needs for renovation, repair, or replacement or existing facilities to accommodate current and future academic and support needs
- Provide long-range guidance for the development for new facilities to accommodate projects academic and support needs
- Include and integrate current construction and maintenance information
- Describe the District's priorities for future design and construction standards

One of the sections addressed in Planning & Design Guidelines. In this section Site & Landscape Design is addressed along with Sustainability. Rainwater treatment and reuse strategies are covered along with ways steps toward implementation.


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