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Liaison Kevin Crosby
Submission Date Feb. 15, 2012
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Taylor University
OP-23: Stormwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired John Stanson
Grad Student
Environmental Science
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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:

Taylor's rain garden has been strategically expanded to improve stormwater runoff. Retention and detention ponds, along with stone and vegetated swales across campus help to slow down water movement, mitigate erosion, and lessen the entrainment of soil.


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:

Two retention ponds are located on Taylor's campus. These Two retention ponds collect most of precipitation that falls over the area of the campus.


Does the institution have stone swales?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's stone swales:

Integrate stone and vegetated swales are located on campus. the main swale runs through the rain garden near the center of campus and acts to slow the movement of water as it is directed from the new Euler Science Center into a retention pond. Another stone swale north of campus, behind the newest edition to Taylor's residence halls, acts as a swale/detention pond for excess stormwater during heavy precipitation events.


Does the institution have vegetated swales?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's vegetated swales:

An integrated stone and vegetated swale is located near the center of campus and directs stormwater runoff into a retention pond.


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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