Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.50
Liaison Derek Nichols
Submission Date May 17, 2022

STARS v2.2

University at Buffalo
OP-22: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Brian Foti
Environmental Programs Manager
Environmental Health and Safety
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Which of the following best describes the institution’s approach to rainwater management?:
Comprehensive policies, plans or guidelines that require LID practices for all new projects

A brief description of the institution’s green infrastructure and LID practices:

UB has a policy/plan/strategy to reduce storm runoff from new development and from ongoing campus operations in the form of a Stormwater Management Plan. Stormwater initiatives include north campus rain gardens, bio-swales and retention lakes. The South Campus has been voluntarily registered as an MS4 entity.


A copy of the institution’s rainwater management policy, plan, and/or guidelines:
A brief description of the institution’s rainwater management policy, plan, and/or guidelines that supports the responses above:

UB has a policy/plan/strategy to reduce storm runoff from new development and from ongoing campus operations in the form of a Stormwater Management Plan. Stormwater initiatives include north campus rain gardens, bio-swales and retention lakes. The South Campus has been voluntarily registered as an MS4 entity.


Website URL where information about the institution’s green infrastructure and LID practices is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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