Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 50.85
Liaison Elissa Brown
Submission Date Feb. 8, 2017
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Whitman College
OP-23: Rainwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
0.50 / 2.00 Brandon Bishop
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Physical Plant
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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:

Given the age of the institution much of the infrastructure in place does not meet best LID practices. In new construction we are addressing drainage, and rain water management. New construction is designed to meet LEED Silver. Additional work is done by our grounds crew to take advantage of rainwater as alternative for irrigation.

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:

Currently there is no written policy. The institutions Sustainability Committee, as well as, our Landscape committee address specific policy related to rain water management. The institutions does strive to meet LEED Silver standards in new construction.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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