Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 77.18
Liaison Claudia Frere-Anderson
Submission Date Oct. 12, 2018
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University of Washington, Seattle
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Claudia Frere-Anderson
Director
UW Sustainability
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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:

Stormwater Management Program
Under federal and state guidelines, the UW is classified as a Phase I Permit Secondary Permittee, and must comply with applicable Phase I Permit requirements. The UW must also comply with all relevant ordinances, rules and regulations of the local jurisdiction (City of Seattle).
The University of Washington has a series on initiatives to handle the storm water problem.

- Public education and outreach on the impacts of storm water pollution
- Public involvement and participation
- Detection and elimination of illicit discharges
- Construction site storm water runoff control
- Post-construction storm water management for new development and redevelopment
- Pollution prevention and good housekeeping for facilities operations

For more information on initiative, see following link: http://www.ehs.washington.edu/environmental/environmental-quality


A copy of the institution’s rainwater management policy, plan, and/or guidelines:
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A brief description of the institution’s rainwater management policy, plan, and/or guidelines that supports the responses above:
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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