Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.81
Liaison Paul Scanlon
Submission Date Aug. 23, 2012
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

Slippery Rock University
OP-23: Stormwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Scott Albert
director of facilities
facilities & planning department
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Does the institution have a policy, plan, and/or strategies to reduce stormwater runoff from new development projects? :
Yes

Does the institution have a policy, plan, and/or strategies to reduce stormwater runoff from ongoing campus operations? :
Yes

A brief description of the institution's stormwater management initiatives:

SRU has to follow NPDES permitting requirements during new construction. SRU has also developed a series of holding ponds around campus to control storm water runoff.


The website URL where information about the institution's stormwater management initiatives, plan or policy is available:
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Does the institution have a living or vegetated roof?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's living or vegetated roof:

The Robert Smith Student Center (LEED-Silver) features a green roof.

The spring house and market garden storage facility at the Robert A. Macoskey Center has 300 square feet of vegetated roof.

A new bus shelter at mid-campus was constructed with 120 square feet of vetetated roof.


Does the institution have porous paving?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's porous paving:

The Robert Smith Student Center has porous paving in the parking areas.


Does the institution have retention ponds?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's retention ponds:

There is a series of retention ponds between East Lake and West Lake Parking lots.


Does the institution have stone swales?:
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A brief description of the institution's stone swales:
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Does the institution have vegetated swales?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's vegetated swales:

There is a swale located between the University Union and the rear of the Aebersold Recreation Center.

Additionally, bioswales are utilized in the parking areas for the Robert Smith Student Center (LEED-Silver).


Does the institution employ any other technologies or strategies for stormwater management?:
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A brief description of other technologies or strategies for stormwater management employed:
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