Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.49
Liaison Sarah Burke
Submission Date Feb. 13, 2017
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STARS v2.1

University of Nebraska at Omaha
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 2.00 Sarah Burke
Sustainability Coordinator
Student Affairs
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Which of the following best describes the institution’s approach to rainwater management?:
Less comprehensive policies, plans or guidelines that incorporate green infrastructure

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

Landscape Management:
Retention ponds and rain gardens have been added to campus. The law requires retention ponds and rain gardens to be installed for any new construction of parking lots and buildings. There are approximately 50 gardens on campus. At Baxter Arena (North Side), 2,400 square feet of porous concrete has been installed.

UNO Housing:
A stormwater retention pool is located behind the West Parking Garage next to Maverick Village.


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

The law requires retention ponds and rain gardens to be installed for all new construction of parking lots and buildings.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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