Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 38.09
Liaison Clara Fang
Submission Date May 14, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Towson University
OP-23: Stormwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Clara Fang
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Management
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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:

The university has undegone stream restorations for Glen Stream (from Glen Garage to Glen Towers) and Towson Run Stream (Towsontown Garage site). We have also constructed green roofing to reduce run off for 2 of our buildings: College of Liberal Arts and West Villiage Commons. The campus master plan encourages building on already impervious land and greening the campus overall. We also have several underground water management structures to control the quantity and quality of runoff located in Glen Garage, West Village housing, CFA, East of Burdick, and a regional facility north of Lithicum Hall.


The website URL where information about the institution's stormwater management initiatives, plan or policy is available:
Does the institution have a living or vegetated roof?:
Yes

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

There are two vegetated roofs. One is located on top of the College of Liberal Arts, another is located on top of West Villiage Commons. These roofs were constructed in order to reduce runoff and better manage indoor temperature.


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?:
No

A brief description of the institution's retention ponds:
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Does the institution have stone swales?:
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A brief description of the institution's stone swales:
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Does the institution have vegetated swales?:
No

A brief description of the institution's vegetated swales:
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Does the institution employ any other technologies or strategies for stormwater management?:
No

A brief description of other technologies or strategies for stormwater management employed:
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