Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.15
Liaison Nick Cookson
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Sewanee - The University of the South
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 William Shealy
Superintendent
Facilities Management
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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:

Considering the University’s priorities, the SMMP provides specific guidance for accomplishing initiatives proposed within the 2013 Sustainability Master Plan for implementing stormwater management measures and protecting the surrounding watersheds. The University has not historically required extensive stormwater management practices for development projects within the Domain. While the land can absorb some low-density development, recent planning efforts and sustainability initiatives have recognized the need for an intentional change in practice. Much of this is due to anticipated development, particularly within the Village.


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:

This SMMP provides the University with a deliberate stormwater management approach to ensure the existing stormwater problems are effectively addressed and future development preserves the downstream natural habitat.


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