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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 Eric O'Brien
Submission Date March 1, 2013
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STARS v1.1

University of Northern Iowa
OP-T2-48: Weather-Informed Irrigation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Paul Meyermann
Asst Dir Operations Planning
Physical Plant Administration
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Does the institution use weather data or weather sensors to automatically adjust irrigation practices?:
Yes

A brief description of how weather data or sensors are used:

Our sprinkler systems have a rain gauge that causes a bypass in the system that prevents the sprinklers from turning on. This is standard in all of the new systems that have been installed on campus.


The website URL where information about the practice is available:
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