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Liaison Rachel Kornhauser
Submission Date Jan. 21, 2013
Executive Letter Download

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State University of New York at Oneonta
OP-23: Stormwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Tom Rathbone
Associate Vice President for Facilities
Facilities Planning
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Does the institution have a policy, plan, and/or strategies to reduce stormwater runoff from new development projects? :
Yes

Does the institution have a policy, plan, and/or strategies to reduce stormwater runoff from ongoing campus operations? :
Yes

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

The College has a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan which includes strategies to reduce stormwater runoff from new development projects as well as ongoing campus operations. The SWPPP consists of a plan for control of erosion and sediment and control of water quality and quantity. Temporary measures are used during construction to limit the contact of surface water with disturbed earth and to remove sediment from runoff from construction sites. Temporary measures will include:
• Temporary swales to divert clean runoff from construction areas or to collect runoff from construction areas. All swales shall have uninterrupted positive grade to discharge. Swales collecting runoff from a disturbed area shall have check dams. All swales shall be stabilized with mulch or jute mesh.
• Check dams to be used in swale and ditches close to and downgradient of construction activities.
• Silt fence or hay / straw bale sediment barrier between construction areas and swales.
• Stabilized construction entrance.
• Stabilized outfall for any new discharge.
• Topsoiling, seeding and mulching all areas as soon as construction is complete.

Permanent measures are used after construction to mitigate the impact of new impervious surface by infiltrating runoff. Measures to be used include infiltration in basins and / or trenches. Stabilized outfalls may remain as permanent measures for overflows from infiltration structures. Where possible, permanent measures shall have overflows with uninterrupted positive grade to an outlet.


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?:
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A brief description of the institution's living or vegetated roof:
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Does the institution have porous paving?:
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A brief description of the institution's porous paving:
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Does the institution have retention ponds?:
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A brief description of the institution's retention ponds:
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Does the institution have stone swales?:
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A brief description of the institution's stone swales:
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Does the institution have vegetated swales?:
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A brief description of the institution's vegetated swales:
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Does the institution employ any other technologies or strategies for stormwater management?:
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A brief description of other technologies or strategies for stormwater management employed:
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