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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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Liaison John Cook
Submission Date May 31, 2013
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University of California, Riverside
OP-23: Stormwater Management

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Director of Sustainability
Sustainability
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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:

All new construction projects and major renovations requie exceeding local stormwater runn-off. UCR recentl restord two or its Arroyos reconfiguring vegetated channels and adding a new detension basin to further improve stormwater management.


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:

Climate does not pemit vegetavie roof efficiently


Does the institution have porous paving?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's porous paving:

New construction and rennovation projects use porous pavers from some to all hardscaping.


Does the institution have retention ponds?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's retention ponds:

Both underground and open retention ponds at the edge of campus, limited need due to lack of percipitation


Does the institution have stone swales?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's stone swales:

Stone drainage swale in botanic garden


Does the institution have vegetated swales?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's vegetated swales:

Vegetated swales are in the arroyos and part of a retention pond


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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