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Liaison Allen Bottorff
Submission Date Oct. 8, 2012
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Valencia College
OP-23: Stormwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Deborah Green
Director of Sustainability
Facilities
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Does the institution have a policy, plan, and/or strategies to reduce stormwater runoff from new development projects? :
Yes

Does the institution have a policy, plan, and/or strategies to reduce stormwater runoff from ongoing campus operations? :
Yes

A brief description of the institution's stormwater management initiatives:

Valencia College employs the following technologies or strategies: retention ponds, vegetated swales, and rainwater harvesting. Design for stormwater management is required by our water management districts.


The website URL where information about the institution's stormwater management initiatives, plan or policy is available:
Does the institution have a living or vegetated roof?:
No

A brief description of the institution's living or vegetated roof:
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Does the institution have porous paving?:
No

A brief description of the institution's porous paving:
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Does the institution have retention ponds?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's retention ponds:

The dimensions of the ponds are regulated by our water management districts. We vegetate them with the appropriate native wetland plants and contract with an outside firm to maintain them, removing invasives, on a quarterly basis.


Does the institution have stone swales?:
No

A brief description of the institution's stone swales:
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Does the institution have vegetated swales?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's vegetated swales:

Swales are planted with wetland grasses.


Does the institution employ any other technologies or strategies for stormwater management?:
Yes

A brief description of other technologies or strategies for stormwater management employed:

Rainwater harvesting in two of our LEED buildings. The Special Events Center on West has a 9000 gallon cistern and Bldg 4 on Osceola Campus, soon to be completed, has a 10,000 gallon cistern capturing roof runoff. Water is used in both cases for toilet flushing.


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