Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.22
Liaison Mei May
Submission Date Nov. 27, 2019

STARS v2.2

University of Texas at San Antonio
OP-22: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Mei L May
Director Office of Sustainability
Sustainability
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Which of the following best describes the institution’s approach to rainwater management?:
Comprehensive policies, plans or guidelines that require LID practices for all new projects

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

The University of Texas at San Antonio provides temporary storm water treatment for construction projects. Projects employ a variety of storm water Best Management Practices (BMP’s) so that solids attributed to construction sites can be minimized before entering the storm system or open water ways.

Ongoing campus operations are closely monitored for water quality. The university regulates operations, development , and university events in order to reduce discharge of water laden with suspended solids or regulated and hazardous materials into our sewers and open water ways. This includes spill containment planning, prevention, emergency contact information, and education. Impervious cover is treated with permanent BMP’s including vegetative filter strips, water quality treatment basins and vegetated treatment swales. Management activities are in place and personnel are provided to protect the effectiveness of these controls.


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:

The University of Texas at San Antonio provides temporary storm water treatment for construction projects. Projects employ a variety of storm water Best Management Practices (BMP’s) so that solids attributed to construction sites can be minimized before entering the storm system or open water ways.

Ongoing campus operations are closely monitored for water quality. The university regulates operations, development , and university events in order to reduce discharge of water laden with suspended solids or regulated and hazardous materials into our sewers and open water ways. This includes spill containment planning, prevention, emergency contact information, and education. Impervious cover is treated with permanent BMP’s including vegetative filter strips, water quality treatment basins and vegetated treatment swales. Management activities are in place and personnel are provided to protect the effectiveness of these controls.


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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