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Liaison David Tedder
Submission Date Feb. 3, 2012
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STARS v1.0

University of Kentucky
OP-23: Stormwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Shane Tedder Tedder
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities
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Does the institution have a policy, plan, and/or strategies to reduce stormwater runoff from new development projects? :
Yes

Does the institution have a policy, plan, and/or strategies to reduce stormwater runoff from ongoing campus operations? :
Yes

A brief description of the institution's stormwater management initiatives:

We have developed a comprehensive Stormwater management plan.


The website URL where information about the institution's stormwater management initiatives, plan or policy is available:
Does the institution have a living or vegetated roof?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's living or vegetated roof:

The new hospital has a very large vegetated roof in place. It is a modular system that employs trays of sedum.


Does the institution have porous paving?:
No

A brief description of the institution's porous paving:
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Does the institution have retention ponds?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's retention ponds:

Retention ponds, constructed in accordance to these guidelines are in use where appropriate on our campus. http://www.lexingtonky.gov/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=1981


Does the institution have stone swales?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's stone swales:

Stone swales, constructed in accordance to these guidelines are in use where appropriate on our campus. http://www.lexingtonky.gov/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=1981


Does the institution have vegetated swales?:
No

A brief description of the institution's vegetated swales:
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Does the institution employ any other technologies or strategies for stormwater management?:
Yes

A brief description of other technologies or strategies for stormwater management employed:

Other strategies targeting both quantity and quality are in place where appropriate on campus. These include but are not limited to rain gardens, rain water harvesting, and proprietary technologies for managing the solids from storage areas.


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