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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 Keith Muhlestein
Submission Date Jan. 26, 2012
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STARS v1.0

University of Texas at San Antonio
Tier2-4: Xeriscaping

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Christopher Miller
Assistant Director of Operations and Maintenance
Facilties Operations and Maintenance
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Does the institution use xeriscape landscaping techniques, including the selection of drought tolerant plants?:
Yes

A brief description of the program or practice:

UTSA uses maintenance protocols and spill protection to maintain the water quality from the UTSA grounds. UTSA also uses vegetated filter strips to treat some impervious cover not flowing to treatment basins.


The website URL where information about the program 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.