Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 36.66
Liaison Howard Ways
Submission Date Feb. 17, 2012
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University of the District of Columbia
OP-T2-46: Non-Potable Water Usage

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Joshua Lasky
Sustainability Manager
Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
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Does the institution use non-potable water (e.g., harvested rainwater or graywater) for irrigation and/or other applications?:
Yes

A brief description of the source of non-potable water and how it is used:

As part of the Van Ness Campus plaza deck renovation, a stormwater harvest system was installed at the Van Ness Campus with the goal of capturing up to one inch of water during a rainfall event. Harvested rainwater is collected in a series of six cisterns with a combined capacity of 18,000 gallons. Captured storm water will be used for a new water feature constructed as part of the renovation as well as for on-site irrigation. In the future, UDC hopes to use harvested non-potable water for sewage conveyance in a number of campus buildings.


The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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