Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 53.64
Liaison William Cocke
Submission Date May 14, 2014
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STARS v2.0

University of North Texas
OP-26: Water Use

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 6.00 Todd Spinks
UNT Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Level of water risk for the institution’s main campus:
Extremely High

Total water use (potable and non-potable combined)::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water use 1,006,115.64 Gallons 769,296.89 Gallons

Potable water use::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use 150,917 Gallons 115,394 Gallons

Figures needed to determine "Weighted Campus Users"::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of residential students 5,781 6,043
Number of residential employees 140 128
Number of in-patient hospital beds 0 0
Full-time equivalent enrollment 28,280 26,848
Full-time equivalent of employees 3,530 3,159
Full-time equivalent of distance education students 11,259 13,141

Gross floor area of building space::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Gross floor area 6,870,000 Square Feet 5,858,318 Square Feet

Area of vegetated grounds::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Vegetated grounds 785.67 Acres 770.87 Acres

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Aug. 31, 2012 Sept. 1, 2013
Baseline Year Aug. 31, 2007 Sept. 1, 2008

A brief description of when and why the water use baseline was adopted:

Water recycled/reused on campus, performance year:

Recycled/reused water withdrawn from off-campus sources, performance year:

A brief description of any water recovery and reuse systems employed by the institution:

A brief description of any water metering and management systems employed by the institution:

A brief description of any building retrofit practices employed by the institution, e.g. to install high efficiency plumbing fixtures and fittings:

A brief description of any policies or programs employed by the institution to replace appliances, equipment and systems with water-efficient alternatives:

A brief description of any water-efficient landscape design practices employed by the institution (e.g. xeriscaping):

A brief description of any weather-informed irrigation technologies employed by the institution:

A brief description of other water conservation and efficiency strategies employed by the institution:

The website URL where information about the institution’s water conservation and efficiency initiatives is available:

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