Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.12
Liaison Stefanie Smith
Submission Date Aug. 13, 2012
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.1

Stark State College
OP-23: Stormwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00 Lacey Widder
Project Coordinator
Physical Plant
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Does the institution have a policy, plan, and/or strategies to reduce stormwater runoff from new development projects? :
No

Does the institution have a policy, plan, and/or strategies to reduce stormwater runoff from ongoing campus operations? :
No

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

Stark State College follows county regulations with regards to storm water management.


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?:
No

A brief description of the institution's living or vegetated roof:
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Does the institution have porous paving?:
No

A brief description of the institution's porous paving:
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Does the institution have retention ponds?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's retention ponds:

One large retention pond for the storage of storm water is in place near the campus Fire Training House.


Does the institution have stone swales?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's stone swales:

Four stone swales are located on campus that help to prevent erosion and filter storm water.


Does the institution have vegetated swales?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's vegetated swales:

Four vegetated swales have been installed by Loop Road that utilize a special blend of grasses to filter and absorb storm water.


Does the institution employ any other technologies or strategies for stormwater management?:
Yes

A brief description of other technologies or strategies for stormwater management employed:

A rain garden has been built by the Fuel Cell Building on campus. This garden utilizes water-absorbing plants to help filter and absorb water from the campus.


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