Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 49.94
Liaison Kimberly Hodge
Submission Date March 3, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Washington and Lee University
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 2.00 Dave Merchan
University Engineer
Facilities Management
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Which of the following best describes the institution’s approach to rainwater management?:
No written policies, plans or guidelines, but green infrastructure and LID practices are used

A brief description of the institution’s green infrastructure and LID practices:

There is no policy directly stating strategies to reduce runoff; however, implementation of water trapping areas (Canaan green) are in place and filters such as “Fill-Tera” that purify water as it enters storm drains (by the Train Station). There is a bio retention system at the Hillel House and a green roof at the undergraduate library.


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:

Rainwater projects are evaluated on case by case basis. The University follows all local, state, and federal storm water regulations.


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