|Submission Date||Aug. 6, 2018|
The New School
OP-23: Rainwater Management
|0.50 / 2.00||
Assistant Director for Sustainable Initiatives
Facilities Management, Design & Construction
Which of the following best describes the institution’s approach to rainwater management?:
A brief description of the institution’s green infrastructure and LID practices:
Does not apply for the majority of spaces we occoupy, but the most relevant example is the recent construction of LEED Gold University Center. Water conservation philosophy is reflected in the decision to invest in water treatment plant, green roof, and rainwater management system.
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:
"Water collected from sinks, showers, and washing machines and collected rain will be treated and distributed for reuse in toilets, green roof irrigation (funded in part by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection), and the building's cooling tower. The University Center's innovative water reduction system cuts potable water usage by 74 percent and reduces sewer discharges."
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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