Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 50.43
Submission Date Nov. 27, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas
IN-16: Campus Water Balance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Yolanda Mendoza
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A brief description of the methodology used to calculate the campus water balance:
Data for the campus water balance was obtained by 3 methodologies, first camp studies and interviews with employees during irrigation hours in order to appreciate time for absorption in gardens. Secondly surveys in order to obtain how students and faculty and employees use water inside de campus for drink, clean, and other uses. Finally former calculations in order to obtained data from precipitation in campus.

A brief description of how the institution’s water use compares to the natural water balance of the campus:
Rainwater capture and storage has the potential of represent approximately 20% of total water in campus this represents 90% of the water used for irrigation. And according to grounds absorption and temperature, our campus has the potential to implement diverse strategies like xeriscaping projects and soild rain.

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