Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.38
Liaison Jennifer Martel
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2023

STARS v2.2

University of the Fraser Valley
OP-21: Water Use

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.07 / 4.00
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Level of ”Physical Risk Quantity” for the institution’s main campus as indicated by the World Resources Institute Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas:
Low

Total water withdrawal (potable and non-potable combined):
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water withdrawal 19,710 Cubic meters 30,163 Cubic meters

Potable water use:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use 19,710 Cubic meters 30,163 Cubic meters

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Period Jan. 1, 2021 Dec. 31, 2021
Baseline Period Jan. 1, 2015 Dec. 31, 2015

A brief description of when and why the water use baseline was adopted:

2015 was used as the baseline year to align with the baseline years used elsewhere in this report (e.g., OP 2 and OP 5).


Figures needed to determine "Weighted Campus Users":
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of students resident on-site 196 193
Number of employees resident on-site 0 0
Number of other individuals resident on-site 0 0
Total full-time equivalent student enrollment 8,558.23 8,078
Full-time equivalent of employees 1,085.60 908.39
Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education 3,512 427
Weighted campus users

Potable water use per weighted campus user:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per weighted campus user 4.24 Cubic meters 4.66 Cubic meters

Percentage reduction in potable water use per weighted campus user from baseline:

Gross floor area of building space:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Gross floor area 53,261 Gross square meters 53,261 Gross square meters

Potable water use per unit of floor area:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use per unit of floor area 0.37 Cubic meters per square meter 0.57 Cubic meters per square meter

Percentage reduction in potable water use per unit of floor area from baseline:

Area of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Vegetated grounds 35.61 Hectares 35.61 Hectares

Total water withdrawal per unit of vegetated grounds:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water withdrawal per unit of vegetated grounds 553.50 Cubic meters per hectare 847.04 Cubic meters per hectare

Percentage reduction in total water withdrawal per unit of vegetated grounds from baseline:

A brief description of the institution's water-related behavior change initiatives:
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A brief description of the institution's water recovery and reuse initiatives:
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A brief description of the institution's initiatives to replace plumbing fixtures, fittings, appliances, equipment, and systems with water-efficient alternatives:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s water conservation and efficiency efforts is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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