Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.35
Liaison Amy Seeboth-Wilson
Submission Date March 2, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

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

https://doa.wi.gov/Pages/DoingBusiness/Sustainability.aspx


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:

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.

https://www.uwplatt.edu/facilities/stormwater-management


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