Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 35.74
Liaison Amy Brunvand
Submission Date Aug. 11, 2011
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University of Utah
Tier2-4: Xeriscaping

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Myron Willson
Sustainability Director
Sustainability Office
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Does the institution use xeriscape landscaping techniques, including the selection of drought tolerant plants?:
Yes

A brief description of the program or practice:

The University of Utah is located in a high-desert grassland environment that only receives about 15 inches of rain per year. The Grounds Department prioritizes the use of drought resistant plants and uses xeriscape landscaping techniques, though not all of the campus grounds are xeriscape.


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

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