Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.83
Liaison Parker Long
Submission Date March 2, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Virginia Commonwealth University
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Steve Heinitz
Recycling Manager
Physical Plant
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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:

VCU has installed vegetated roofs, porous pavement, retention ponds, bayscaping, a rain garden, and a 2,500-square-foot bioretention area to control the quality and quantity of stormwater on campus.


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:

VCU has installed several cisterns, rain gardens, porous pavers, and green roofs and seeks to continue installing these stormwater management strategies wherever is feasible on campus.


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