Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 76.79
Liaison Mike Wilson
Submission Date Jan. 27, 2017
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STARS v2.1

University of Victoria
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Bentley Sly
Manager, Grounds and Environmental Services
Facilities Management
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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:

UVic utilizes low impact development practices on all campus projects for new buildings and existing areas.

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 has a comprehensive storm water management plan that is used to guide new building and landscape maintenance, see: https://www.uvic.ca/sustainability/assets/docs/policy/integrated-stormwater-management-plan.pdf

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

UVic's Intergrated Stormwater Management Plan (see: https://www.uvic.ca/sustainability/assets/docs/policy/integrated-stormwater-management-plan.pdf) layouts out guidelines for stormwater and rainwater management practices on campus including the use of raingardens, green roofs, stormwater rentention ponds, and porous pavers in new building and landscape design processes, where appropriate.

The LEED green building process followed in all new buildng design and construction on campus also includes points for sustainable landscape design. See here for more info on sustainable water practices: https://www.uvic.ca/sustainability/topics/water/index.php.

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