Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.54
Liaison Jim Walker
Submission Date March 2, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Texas at Austin
OP-22: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 2.00 Tejashri Kyle
Environmental Programs Manager
Environmental Health & Safety
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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:

Increases in the severity and frequency of local flooding in the last decade, and the success of the SITES Gold landscape of the Dell Medical District, have caused UT Austin to develop a comprehensive approach to stormwater management.


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:

UT Austin is expanding stormwater pollution control standards and strategies during construction into a campus-wide approach to stormwater management, which includes incorporating cisterns and bioswales and other LID strategies.


Website URL where information about the institution’s green infrastructure and LID practices is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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