Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 82.53
Liaison Pierre Lemay
Submission Date Dec. 23, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Universite Laval
OP-22: Water Use

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.61 / 4.00 Pierre Lemay
Development Advisor
Executive Vice-rectorate
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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:
Low to Medium

Total water use (potable and non-potable combined):
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water use 209791404 Gallons 266696047 Gallons

Potable water use:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use 209791404 Gallons 266696047 Gallons

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year May 1, 2014 April 30, 2015
Baseline Year Jan. 1, 2005 Dec. 31, 2005

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

Additional information: Please note that the data provided for this criteria cover the period from May 1st, 2014 to April 30th, 2015.

The data provided in IC-3 cover the period from May 1st, 2015 to April 30th, 2016.

In both case, they were the most recent data we had.

+ Date Revised: Aug. 17, 2017

Figures needed to determine "Weighted Campus Users":
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of students resident on-site 2300 2300
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 37055 30137
Full-time equivalent of employees (staff + faculty) 5402 4996
Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education 1551 695
Weighted campus users 31254.50 26403.50

Potable water use per weighted campus user:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per weighted campus user 6712.36 Gallons 10100.78 Gallons

Percentage reduction in potable water use per weighted campus user from baseline:
33.55

Gross floor area of building space:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Gross floor area 7701825 Gross Square Feet 6498958 Gross Square Feet

Potable water use per unit of floor area:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per unit of floor area 27.24 Gallons / GSF 41.04 Gallons / GSF

Percentage reduction in potable water use per unit of floor area from baseline:
33.62

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 430 Acres 430 Acres

Total water use (potable + non-potable) per unit of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water use per unit of vegetated grounds 487886.99 Gallons / Acre 620223.37 Gallons / Acre

Percentage reduction in total water use per unit of vegetated grounds from baseline:
21.34

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:
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A brief description of the institution's water recovery and reuse initiatives:

Building Services uses non-potable water (water flushed from the fire hydrant system) to water plants and bushes and clean the grounds.


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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