Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 46.66
Liaison Mark Lichtenstein
Submission Date April 26, 2011
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State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
OP-23: Stormwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Amy Ritter
Director of the Physical Plant
Physical Plant
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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:

SUNY-ESF has addressed the quality and volume of stormwater runoff by implementing a rain garden, a green roof, porous pavement on sidewalks and vegetative swales. In addition, the design work for new building projects on campus incorporates rain gardens and a green roof to minimize stormwater exiting the site.


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?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's living or vegetated roof:

ESF has a green roof on Walters Hall. Plants include wild chives, stonecrop species, and prairie fameflower.

http://www.esf.edu/sustainability/action/greenroof.htm


Does the institution have porous paving?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's porous paving:

Flexi-Pave made from recycled tires and stone is located on the path to Moon Library, under the bike racks near Illick Hall, next to Marshall Hall’s bike racks, and in all the parking areas in the new parking lot on campus.

http://www.esf.edu/sustainability/action/flexipave.htm


Does the institution have retention ponds?:
No

A brief description of the institution's retention ponds:
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Does the institution have stone swales?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's stone swales:

We have installed a new combination vegetated/stone swale in the parking lot between Bray and Walters Halls.


Does the institution have vegetated swales?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's vegetated swales:

We have installed a new combination vegetated/stone swale in the parking lot between Bray and Walters Halls.


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 is located next to Illick Hall.

http://www.esf.edu/sustainability/action/raingarden.htm


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