|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||March 3, 2015|
University of Winnipeg
OP-27: Rainwater Management
|1.00 / 2.00||
Does the institution use Low Impact Development (LID) practices as a matter of policy or standard practice to reduce rainwater/stormwater runoff volume and improve outgoing water quality for new construction, major renovation, and other projects?:
A brief description of the institution’s Low Impact Development (LID) practices:
Has the institution adopted a rainwater/stormwater management policy, plan, or strategies that mitigate the rainwater runoff impacts of ongoing campus operations through the use of green infrastructure? :
A brief description of the institution’s rainwater/stormwater management policy, plan, and/or strategies for ongoing campus operations:
The UWinnipeg Water Use Management Policy aims to encourage the adoption of technologies which reduce water consumption, emphasize waterless waste management systems, and which capture, recycle and reuse grey water and storm water in University facilities.
A brief description of any rainwater harvesting employed by the institution:
UWinnipeg, in cooperation with the City of Winnipeg, has installed underground storm water retention tanks from Young to Langside to collect stormwater that would otherwise go into a strained combined sewer system.
University of Winnipeg requested that AASHE Staff correct a mistake in this reporting field for the reason specified below.Previous Value:
Explanation: In our original submission, we neglected to provide specific examples of the way our Water Use Management Policy is being applied.
Rainwater harvested directly and stored/used by the institution, performance year:
A brief description of any rainwater filtering systems employed by the institution to treat water prior to release:
A brief description of any living or vegetated roofs on campus:
A brief description of any porous (i.e. permeable) paving employed by the institution:
A brief description of any downspout disconnection employed by the institution:
A brief description of any rain gardens on campus:
A brief description of any stormwater retention and/or detention ponds employed by the institution:
A brief description of any bioswales on campus (vegetated, compost or stone):
A brief description of any other rainwater management technologies or strategies employed by the institution:
The website URL where information about the institution’s rainwater management initiatives, plan or policy is available:
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