|Submission Date||Oct. 21, 2020|
University of Utah
IN-43: Water Balance
Total adjusted for non-applicable credits
Office of Sustainability
Institution has calculated a natural water balance for the campus to assess the sustainability of its water withdrawal (e.g., institution water use compared to a water budget based on available precipitation, potential evapotranspiration, and campus/watershed area).
For guidance in calculating a natural water balance, see the Net Zero Water Building Toolkit, the Sustainable Sanitation and Water Management Toolbox, and/or the Water Evaluation and Planning (WEAP) tool.
This credit is optional and may be earned by any institution that meets the criteria.
An institution earns 0.5 bonus points for calculating a natural water balance, publishing its methodology, and using the results to assess the institution’s water withdrawal. Partial points are not available.
Report initiatives and results from within the three years prior to the anticipated date of submission.