Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 53.23
Liaison Ryan Kmetz
Submission Date Dec. 14, 2017
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St. Lawrence University
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 2.00
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Which of the following best describes the institution’s approach to rainwater management?:
Less comprehensive policies, plans or guidelines that incorporate green infrastructure

A brief description of the institution’s green infrastructure and LID practices:

The University utilizes best management practices to responsibly manager stormwater. For example, the University has created wetlands and swales to provide biofiltration of stormwater prior to discharge into the river. Additionally, the University has installed several areas of semi-permeable pavers or asphalt to decrease runoff and allow for infiltration.

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:

The University deploy strategies to mitigate rainwater runoff impacts that include various types of permeable pavement/pavers, a stormwater retention pond, vegetated swales and weather-informed irrigation. Additionally all relevant personnel receive annual training on Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures (SPCC) and Stormwater Pollution Prevention.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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