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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 Beverley Ayeni
Submission Date Aug. 22, 2011
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STARS v1.1

Western University
OP-T2-48: Weather-Informed Irrigation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Brandon Watson
Communications and Training Officer
Physical Plant and Capital Planning Services
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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:

The weather informed irrigation system used at Western is comprised of rain sensors. Furthermore, the grounds crew manually checks that plants are not being over-watered.


The website URL where information about the practice is available:
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