|Submission Date||March 6, 2013|
• We have a policy and plan to reduce storm water runoff from new development. (See URL.) An example is the detention and reuse for irrigation at Cook Field and Western Housing Projects.
• The plan shows campus wide design principals to reduce runoff from ongoing operations.
• The initiative:
o The plan is intended to be grounded within the principles of sustainable design and construction and support the university’s efforts to consider the impacts of capital improvement projects on the natural environment and quality and experience of campus life. The purpose and intent of the stormwater management plan includes the following:
A. Balance campus growth & development with the preservation of the natural environment.
B. Meet local, state, and federal regulations – including EPA’s NPDES Phase II Post-Construction runoff requirements
C. Enhance the functional and aesthetic qualities of the campus environment
D. Extend the functional lifecycle and reduce long-term operational costs of storm water infrastructure.
E. Reinforce and expand the goals of the Campus Landscape Master Plan, Housing Master Plan, Utility Master Plan and Heritage Plans.
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