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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
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Liaison Bryanna Butz
Submission Date Nov. 26, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Regina
OP-26: Water Use

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Rob Kleisinger
Manager of Mechanical Services
Facilities Management- Maintanence
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Level of water risk for the institution’s main campus:
Low to Medium

Total water use (potable and non-potable combined)::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Total water use 72,860,421 Gallons 72,301,249 Gallons

Potable water use::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Potable water use 72,860,421 Gallons 72,301,249 Gallons

Figures needed to determine "Weighted Campus Users"::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of residential students 1,208 1,208
Number of residential employees 0 0
Number of in-patient hospital beds 0 0
Full-time equivalent enrollment 11,550 10,174
Full-time equivalent of employees 2,169 2,169
Full-time equivalent of distance education students 66 45

Gross floor area of building space::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Gross floor area 2,830,000 Square Feet 2,500,000 Square Feet

Area of vegetated grounds::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Vegetated grounds 174,768 Acres 174,768 Acres

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year May 1, 2010 April 30, 2013
Baseline Year May 1, 2013 April 30, 2014

A brief description of when and why the water use baseline was adopted:

Adopted as information came forward. Our reporting years are our fiscal year May 1 - April 30. Baseline is average of 3 years.


Water recycled/reused on campus, performance year:
0 Gallons

Recycled/reused water withdrawn from off-campus sources, performance year:
0 Gallons

A brief description of any water recovery and reuse systems employed by the institution:

None


A brief description of any water metering and management systems employed by the institution:

EG Water Condensate Meters.
Make up water meter for steam boilers.
City owned meters on main water lines for total consumption.


A brief description of any building retrofit practices employed by the institution, e.g. to install high efficiency plumbing fixtures and fittings:

Water less urinals
Low flow aerators for basin faucets and showers
Low flush water closets
Low flow flushometers


A brief description of any policies or programs employed by the institution to replace appliances, equipment and systems with water-efficient alternatives:

Institution driven with the influence of knowledge (no official policy)


A brief description of any water-efficient landscape design practices employed by the institution (e.g. xeriscaping):
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A brief description of any weather-informed irrigation technologies employed by the institution:
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A brief description of other water conservation and efficiency strategies employed by the institution:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s water conservation and efficiency initiatives is available:
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Staff FTE for 2014 used for baseline year and 2013/14 year.
Credit hours taught by Centre for Continuing Education is being used as "FTE of distance education students" as it is reported yearly. (credit hours/30 credit hrs per FTE).

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.