Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.83
Liaison Mary Beth McGrew
Submission Date March 10, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Cincinnati
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Daniel Hart
Sustainability Coordinator
Planning + Design + Construction
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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 green strategies include over 40 acres of tributary drainage area that include the physical characteristics for collection, movement, and infiltration of storm water….the system is a highly specialized series of landforms, bio-infiltration corridors that provide both function and aesthetic. In addition, an expansive connection of permeability in pavement and softscape promote water penetration and irrigation without discharge to the combined or storm water sewer system.


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:

The afore-referenced documents have become the institutional requisite for conceptual investigation and construction initiatives on the University of Cincinnati's Uptown campus…they conform specifically to a geographical area and its accompanying infrastructural influences, moreover, they are the recommended / preferred strategies promoted in the master planning process and thereby embraced as University standards.


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