Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 32.05
Liaison Gary Cocke
Submission Date June 13, 2016
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STARS v2.0

The University of Texas at Dallas
OP-27: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 2.00 Thea Junt
Energy Conservation and Sustainability Manager
Facilities Management
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Does the institution use Low Impact Development (LID) practices as a matter of policy or standard practice to reduce rainwater/stormwater runoff volume and improve outgoing water quality for new construction, major renovation, and other projects?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s Low Impact Development (LID) practices:

UT Dallas has the following:
Bioswale and rainwater harvesting at the Student Service Building (SSB)
Water Retention Pond at Residence Hall 4
Rainwater Harvesting at Bioengineering and Science Building (BSB)


Has the institution adopted a rainwater/stormwater management policy, plan, or strategies that mitigate the rainwater runoff impacts of ongoing campus operations through the use of green infrastructure? :
No

A brief description of the institution’s rainwater/stormwater management policy, plan, and/or strategies for ongoing campus operations:
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A brief description of any rainwater harvesting employed by the institution:
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Rainwater harvested directly and stored/used by the institution, performance year:
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A brief description of any rainwater filtering systems employed by the institution to treat water prior to release:
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A brief description of any living or vegetated roofs on campus:
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A brief description of any porous (i.e. permeable) paving employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any downspout disconnection employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any rain gardens on campus:
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A brief description of any stormwater retention and/or detention ponds employed by the institution:

A stormwater retention pond increased capacity during construction to accommodate for stormwater quantity and quality improvements at Res Hall West.


A brief description of any bioswales on campus (vegetated, compost or stone):

A vegetated bioswale at the Student Services building reduces runoff around the site.


A brief description of any other rainwater management technologies or strategies employed by the institution:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s rainwater management initiatives, plan or policy is available:
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