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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 Mary Beth McGrew
Submission Date March 11, 2014
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STARS v1.2

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

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Claire Sweigart
Sustainability Coordinator
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:

Roof water is currently collected from the Campus Recreation Center and the Medical Science Building (MSB) and used for irrigation. MSB also contributes condensate into a retention system with a volume of capacity is 65,000 gal. Synthetic turf fields in our Athletic District, along with tennis court surfaces and the Athletic Center roof combine to fill another 65,000 gallon retention system. The Campus Recreation Center volume is close 900,000 gallons and has multiple chambers for detention and retention.


The percentage of irrigation water usage from recovered, reclaimed or untreated sources :
20

The percentage of building space using water from recovered, reclaimed or untreated sources:
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The percentage of water used in utility plants from recovered, reclaimed or untreated sources:
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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.