Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 83.80
Liaison Mark Maxwell
Submission Date March 1, 2019
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University of California, Merced
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Mark Maxwell
Assistant Director of Construction & Sustainability
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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:

The campus has established LEED credits for storm-water management, rate and quantity storm-water management treatment as campus-wide credits. These are enforced through building projects and storm-water management plans. The campus has been designed to collect 100% of the storm water for all building development.

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:

Our current mitigation and policy requires the campus to collect and store 100% of its storm water for the 1 and 2 year 24 hour design storms. In addition, the campus is developing a storm-water management plan required by the State Water Resource Board that contains plans, practices, and requirements for ongoing campus operations and maintenance of UC Merced campus storm-water systems.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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