|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||March 1, 2019|
Western Washington University
OP-23: Rainwater Management
|2.00 / 2.00||
Which of the following best describes the institution’s approach to rainwater management?:
A brief description of the institution’s green infrastructure and LID practices:
WWU employs a combination of permeable pavement, green roofs, bioinfiltration swales, rain gardens, detention vaults, and engineered stormwater treatment units to maintain natural hydrology and remove pollutants from storm water.
Just purchased a high efficiency sweeper. It has an ability to reduce storm water contamination.
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:
WWU is covered under the State of Washington's NPDES Phase 2 Stormwater Permit, which mandates stormwater BMP's to maintain natural hydrology and treat stormwater to remove pollutants. It also mandates routine inspection and maintenance of all stormwater facilities, spill cleanup and reporting procedures, LID for new construction, and annual reporting.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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