Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 47.82
Liaison Rebecca Collins
Submission Date Dec. 10, 2020
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Temple University
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Rebecca Collins
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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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:

The university has utilized a number of stormwater management features in its new construction and existing buildings, including: rainwater harvesting, rain gardens, underground cisterns, green roofs, pervious pavement and increased vegetative space.


A copy of the institution’s rainwater management policy, plan, and/or guidelines:
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A brief description of the institution’s rainwater management policy, plan, and/or guidelines that supports the responses above:

Storm water management is required on all new campus projects. Temple has incorporated stormwater management strategies throughout its 2014 Landscape Master Plan, including the use of tree plantings, vegetative bumpouts, and pervious pavers.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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