Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 28.95
Liaison Thomas Wassmer
Submission Date June 17, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Siena Heights University
OP-22: Water Use

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 4.00 Thomas Wassmer
Associate Professor of Biology
Biology
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Level of ”Physical Risk QUANTITY” for the institution’s main campus as indicated by the World Resources Institute’s Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas:
Low

Total water use (potable and non-potable combined):
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water use 6109454 Gallons 6109454 Gallons

Potable water use:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use 6109454 Gallons 6109454 Gallons

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year July 1, 2018 June 30, 2019
Baseline Year July 1, 2018 June 30, 2019

A brief description of when and why the water use baseline was adopted:

We chose our baseline year, because this is the first year which we have data for.


Figures needed to determine "Weighted Campus Users":
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of students resident on-site 601 601
Number of employees resident on-site 0 0
Number of other individuals resident on-site and/or staffed hospital beds 0 0
Total full-time equivalent student enrollment 1320 1320
Full-time equivalent of employees (staff + faculty) 227 227
Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education 250 250
Weighted campus users 1123 1123

Potable water use per weighted campus user:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per weighted campus user 5440.30 Gallons 5440.30 Gallons

Percentage reduction in potable water use per weighted campus user from baseline:
0

Gross floor area of building space:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Gross floor area 693260 Gross Square Feet 693260 Gross Square Feet

Potable water use per unit of floor area:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per unit of floor area 8.81 Gallons / GSF 8.81 Gallons / GSF

Percentage reduction in potable water use per unit of floor area from baseline:
0

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 3 of this credit? (reductions in total water use per acre/hectare of vegetated grounds):
No

Area of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Vegetated grounds --- ---

Total water use (potable + non-potable) per unit of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water use per unit of vegetated grounds --- ---

Percentage reduction in total water use per unit of vegetated grounds from baseline:
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A brief description of the institution's water-related behavior change initiatives, e.g. initiatives to shift individual attitudes and practices such as signage and competitions:
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A brief description of the institution's water recovery and reuse initiatives:
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A brief description of the institution's initiatives to replace plumbing fixtures, fittings, appliances, equipment, and systems with water-efficient alternatives (e.g. building retrofits):
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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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