Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.09
Liaison Andrew Riley
Submission Date April 18, 2024

STARS v2.2

State University of New York at Morrisville
OP-22: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Bill Mitchell
Energy & Sustainability Manager
Facilities
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Which of the following best describes the institution’s approach to rainwater management?:
Comprehensive policies, plans or guidelines that require LID practices for all new projects

A brief description of the institution’s green infrastructure and LID practices:
SUCF New York State University Construction Fund projects all require either the installation of permeable pavement / asphalt, and/or the utilization of drainage, run-off mitigation areas, with suitable native wetland plant species, creating root-structures that will control the rate of any potential toxin transfer from point source locations (roofs and impermeable asphalt, etc.).

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:
Permeable pavement and/or proper storm-water management are an essential part of SUNY's Sustainable management practices.

As requested, the file is attached above.

In addition:
"Consultants shall use the following as a guide to horizontal and vertical roadway alignment design: “Guidelines for Residential Subdivision Street Design: A Recommended Practice” as published by the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) for local and collector streets, and “A Policy on Geometric design of Highways and Streets (2011)” as published by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)".

Website URL where information about the institution’s green infrastructure and LID practices is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
The website shown above lists all of the NY - SUCF - State University Construction Fund program directives and policies: Rainwater Management is certainly one of them, see "Division 2 -Civil/Site Directives".

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