Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 71.58
Liaison James Gordon
Submission Date March 3, 2015
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Thompson Rivers University
OP-27: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00 James Gordon
Environmental Programs and Research Coordinator
TRU Office of Environment and Sustainability
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Does the institution use Low Impact Development (LID) practices as a matter of policy or standard practice to reduce rainwater/stormwater runoff volume and improve outgoing water quality for new construction, major renovation, and other projects?:
No

A brief description of the institution’s Low Impact Development (LID) practices:

At this time, TRU does not employ Low Impact Development (LID) practices to reduce rainwater/stormwater runoff.


Has the institution adopted a rainwater/stormwater management policy, plan, or strategies that mitigate the rainwater runoff impacts of ongoing campus operations through the use of green infrastructure? :
No

A brief description of the institution’s rainwater/stormwater management policy, plan, and/or strategies for ongoing campus operations:

There is currently no policy, plan, or strategy for rainwater/stormwater management for ongoing campus operations.


A brief description of any rainwater harvesting employed by the institution:

At this time, there is no harvesting of rainwater employed by TRU.


Rainwater harvested directly and stored/used by the institution, performance year:
0 Gallons

A brief description of any rainwater filtering systems employed by the institution to treat water prior to release:

There are no rainwater filtering systems employed by TRU to treat water prior to release.


A brief description of any living or vegetated roofs on campus:

The university has two living roofs on the House of Learning building. They consist of natural, native vegetation that can be found in nearby natural areas throughout the surrounding countryside.


A brief description of any porous (i.e. permeable) paving employed by the institution:

There is no porous paving employed by the institution.


A brief description of any downspout disconnection employed by the institution:

There is no downspout disconnection employed at TRU.


A brief description of any rain gardens on campus:

There are no rain gardens currently on campus.


A brief description of any stormwater retention and/or detention ponds employed by the institution:

There are no stormwater rentention and/or detention ponds employed by TRU.


A brief description of any bioswales on campus (vegetated, compost or stone):

There are no bioswales on campus.


A brief description of any other rainwater management technologies or strategies employed by the institution:

There are currently no rainwater management technologies or strategies employed by the institution.


The website URL where information about the institution’s rainwater management initiatives, plan or policy is available:
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Source: Lincoln Chua, TRU Facilities.

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