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

Universidad Autonoma de Tamaulipas
OP-22: Water Use

Status Score Responsible Party
5.23 / 6.00 Yolanda Mendoza
MSc.
Sustainability
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Level of ”Physical Risk QUANTITY” for the institution’s main campus as indicated by the World Resources Institute’s Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas:
High

Total water use (potable and non-potable combined):
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water use 104,538 Cubic Metres 148,356 Cubic Metres

Potable water use:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use 104,538 Cubic Metres 148,356 Cubic Metres

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Jan. 5, 2016 Dec. 14, 2016
Baseline Year Jan. 4, 2015 Dec. 14, 2015

A brief description of when and why the water use baseline was adopted:

This information is based according to available data only for Campus at Cd. Victoria.


Figures needed to determine "Weighted Campus Users":
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of students resident on-site 0 0
Number of employees resident on-site 0 0
Number of other individuals resident on-site and/or staffed hospital beds 0 0
Total full-time equivalent student enrollment 7,585 8,939
Full-time equivalent of employees (staff + faculty) 2,198 2,167
Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education 165 101
Weighted campus users 7,213.50 8,253.75

Potable water use per weighted campus user:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per weighted campus user 104,538 Cubic Metres 148,356 Cubic Metres

Percentage reduction in potable water use per weighted campus user from baseline:
19.37

Gross floor area of building space:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Gross floor area 97,697.17 Gross Square Metres 97,697.17 Gross Square Metres

Potable water use per unit of floor area:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per unit of floor area 26.26 Cubic Metres / GSM 37.27 Cubic Metres / GSM

Percentage reduction in potable water use per unit of floor area from baseline:
29.54

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 3 of this credit? (reductions in total water use per acre/hectare of vegetated grounds):
Yes

Area of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Vegetated grounds 114,122.56 Hectares 114,122.56 Hectares

Total water use (potable + non-potable) per unit of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water use per unit of vegetated grounds 97.93 Cubic Metres / Hectare 138.98 Cubic Metres / Hectare

Percentage reduction in total water use per unit of vegetated grounds from baseline:
29.54

A brief description of the institution's water-related behavior change initiatives, e.g. initiatives to shift individual attitudes and practices such as signage and competitions:

The University is gradually implementing a water efficiency program which consist of several stages ranging from outreach campaigns, measurement, attention to emergency problems and consumption reductions. Most of these campaigns are based on signage and audio spots through internal phone services.


A brief description of the institution's water recovery and reuse initiatives:
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A brief description of the institution's initiatives to replace plumbing fixtures, fittings, appliances, equipment, and systems with water-efficient alternatives (e.g. building retrofits):
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Water use data for this credit is based only for central campus, Cd. Victoria one of the biggest campus of our University.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.