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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.

Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Aine Keogh
Submission Date June 28, 2013
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STARS v1.2

University of Calgary
OP-T2-46: Non-Potable Water Usage

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Adam Stoker
Sustainability Consultant
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution use non-potable water (e.g., harvested rainwater or graywater) for irrigation and/or other applications?:
Yes

A brief description of the source of non-potable water and how it is used:

Through the university’s design standards, building projects are encouraged to consider opportunities for non-potable water use including the capture and reuse of rainwater. The university’s irrigation system and a growing number of buildings make use of the non-potable river water used in the central cooling plant’s open loop heat rejection system.


The percentage of irrigation water usage from recovered, reclaimed or untreated sources :
100

The percentage of building space using water from recovered, reclaimed or untreated sources:
5

The percentage of water used in utility plants from recovered, reclaimed or untreated sources:
100

The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.