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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

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Overall Score Expired
Liaison Donna Liss
Submission Date March 14, 2012
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STARS v1.1

Truman State University
OP-23: Stormwater Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Lori Shook
Design Project Manager
Campus Planning
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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:

Stormwater management is required per regulations during construction. Each project also addresses runoff to alleviate adding to flood issues at the south side of campus. The addition of hard surface and/or the renovation of buildings typically involves updating the drainage in the area and replacing inlets or piping. A plan is in place to further study and reduce the runoff being created from the north to the south end of campus.


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?:
No

A brief description of the institution's living or vegetated roof:
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Does the institution have porous paving?:
No

A brief description of the institution's porous paving:
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Does the institution have retention ponds?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's retention ponds:

Retention ponds have been required to address stormwater for additional parking lots.


Does the institution have stone swales?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's stone swales:

Stone swales have been used along the creek that runs through campus to minimize erosion.


Does the institution have vegetated swales?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's vegetated swales:

Vegetated swales are less common than stone or rip rap but have also been used along the creek and at the retention areas. Swales have also been created at the south end of the Natatorium.


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:
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