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Liaison Troy Hattermann
Submission Date Jan. 24, 2012
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Illinois Central College
OP-23: Stormwater Management

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Director, Facility Planning and Design
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:

The college is committed to designing and constructing LEED accredited buildings meeting stringent standards for managing stormwater runoff. The most recent major construction projects at the college are the CougarPlex and Hickory facilities. Historically, the college has met the requirements and regulations of Illinois Dept. of Health and Environmental Resources as applied to all college construction projects. The college maintains a retention pond. Stone swale, Bio Swales and other storm water draining fixtures to regulate and manage stormwater.


The website URL where information about the institution's stormwater management initiatives, plan or policy is available:
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Does the institution have a living or vegetated roof?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's living or vegetated roof:

The living roof was installed in 2011 on the CougarPlex building. The roof covers 12,114 sqf or 17% of the 73,690 sqf building.


Does the institution have porous paving?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's porous paving:

The College installed a 3,654 sqf of porous paving in the new parking lot adjacent to the CougarPlex. This asphalt pavement allow its surface rain water to penetrate the surface and saturate into the soil below.


Does the institution have retention ponds?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's retention ponds:

A retention pond is located on the East Peoria campus to capture excessive amounts of storm water from parking lot storm water runoff.


Does the institution have stone swales?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's stone swales:

The storm/rain water captured from the parking lots are drained into stone swales and is piped to a retention pond and or to the storm water drainage system.


Does the institution have vegetated swales?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's vegetated swales:

ICC utilizes two Bioswales (vegetated swales) which are open channels specifically designed to attenuate and treat stormwater runoff. They intentionally promote slowing, cleansing and infiltration of stormwater runoff.


Does the institution employ any other technologies or strategies for stormwater management?:
No

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

NA


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