Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.66
Liaison Grace Afflerbach
Submission Date March 8, 2024

STARS v2.2

Purchase College - State University of New York
OP-22: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 2.00 Grace Afflerbach
Sustainability Coordinator
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Which of the following best describes the institution’s approach to rainwater management?:
No written policies, plans or guidelines, but green infrastructure and LID practices are used

A brief description of the institution’s green infrastructure and LID practices:
Capital and Facilities planning implements green roofs and stormwater management practices where ever possible.

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:
Our Capital and Facilities Planning department follows the NYS Building Code.

All future projects must follow EO22's green operating guidelines: "Low impact development and climate resilient design practices, and standards and priorities for entities providing construction, engineering, and other similar services." "Affected Entities shall evaluate, and to the maximum extent practicable, incorporate green infrastructure concepts to reduce all stormwater runoff and improve water quality in new construction or redevelopment projects submitted for permitting by Affected Entities regardless of disturbance threshold. These include activities such as the reconstruction of parking lots and the addition of new landscaping."


Website URL where information about the institution’s green infrastructure and LID practices is available:

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