Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 46.35
Liaison Alan Burr
Submission Date March 2, 2018
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University of Wisconsin-Platteville
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Amy Seeboth-Wilson
Sustainability Coordinator
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:

UW-Platteville implements Low Impact Development in new construction and major renovations through the Wisconsin Department of Administration's Sustainable Facilities Standards, which have guidelines regulating:
1) Reduced Site Disturbance: Development Footprint
2) Permanent Stormwater Management: Discharge Rate and Volume per DNR 151
3) Permanent Stormwater Management: Quality Treatment per DNR 151


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:

UW-Platteville has a stormwater management plan, adopted in 2008, that sets forth best management practices for ongoing management. Management practices include:
Wet ponds;
- Dry ponds;
- Bioswales;
- Rain gardens;
- Green roof;
- Pervious Pavement.

We complete annual reports to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources that document progress in reducing and managing our stormwater runoff.


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

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