|Submission Date||Feb. 28, 2019|
St. Lawrence College
OP-23: Rainwater Management
|0.50 / 2.00|
Which of the following best describes the institution’s approach to rainwater management?:
A brief description of the institution’s green infrastructure and LID practices:
While we don't have written policies, we did install a rainwater cistern that will hold 15,000 Liters of water. It is used the water to irrigate our soccer fields and within our new build, the grey water will be used to flush toilets.
This spring we are partnering with Red Squirrel Conservation Services for a Depave Paradise (http://depaveparadise.ca/) project. We will be removing asphalt and concrete and replace it with a garden. The garden will be located outside our Indigenous Gathering Center and will grow a three sisters garden, sage, cedar and sweet grass. The preliminary plans are attached.
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:
We don't have policies but include LID evaluations for a proposed new parking lot on campus. Attached is the recommendation we received from our Engineering consulting firm.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.