|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||Feb. 6, 2014|
Southern Oregon University
IN-3: Innovation 3
|1.00 / 1.00||
Sustainability & Recycling Coordinator
Facilities Management & Planning
A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Southern Oregon University (SOU) students are working with the Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF) to meet an ambitious new sustainability goal: to become the first campus to balance 100% of its on campus water use with an equal amount of water restored to a critically dewatered ecosystem. Through the purchase of BEF Water Restoration Certificates® and custom project selection, SOU student funds have launched a new water flow restoration project in the nearby Klamath River Basin. Over the upcoming five-year period, the university will restore approximately 80 million gallons of water per year to this critically dewatered ecosystem.
A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise:
The website URL where information about the innovation is available:
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