Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.20
Liaison Jonathan Rausseo
Submission Date March 29, 2018
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STARS v2.1

University of Ottawa
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 2.00 Pierre-Yves Leroux
Supervisor
Grounds and Transport
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Which of the following best describes the institution’s approach to rainwater management?:
No written policies, plans or guidelines, but green infrastructure and LID practices are used

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

The University of Ottawa has an agreement with the City that insists that there is zero impact on the environment from water run-off. As such, the university has included in its site approval plan the zero impact principle.

Above and beyond the campus sewer system, each rooftop at the University of Ottawa has a storm water management mechanism to restrict flow during heavy rain activities.

Additionally, the university’s Sports Field doubles a storm water management system. It is a type of French drain that retains water run-off from the campus before it can reach the community.


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:

N/A


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