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Campus Sustainability - 10 Year Plan


Water

Short-Term Goals (enacted since June 2007 or to be completed by end of 2009)
Intermediate Goals (-5 years)


Goal W1
  • Renovate restrooms in the Leon M. Goldstein Performing Arts Center to conserve water – Completed

Timeline

2009 – 2010

Actions to be taken

  • Install new low flow self-flush flushometers in ladies and men’s rooms in Performing Arts Center restrooms
  • Installation of occupancy sensors
  • Installation of touch-less, low flow faucets in restrooms

 Long-Term Goals (5-10 years)


Goal W2

Develop Immediate Response Program to Reported Water Leaks and as a result update College Facilities to Enhance KCC’s Water Savings – IN PROGRESS

Goal Summary

  • Objective: Prevent water and unnecessary water consumption by fixing existing leaks and establishing a program to maintain plumbing fixtures throughout campus
  • Metrics for Success – Reduce Water consumption and lower utility bills by immediately responding to calls rather than processing through normal work orders

Timeline

2007 – 2017

Actions to be taken

  • Complaint received by Buildings and Grounds Office
  • Call is dispatched to Plumbers
  • Work is immediately assigned
  • Plumber creates and completes work ticket once job is finished

Goal W3

  • Renovate T2 - & T4 Building Bathrooms and T4 Laboratory to conserve water

Timeline

2010  -  2011

Actions to be taken

  • Install new low flow self–flush  - flushometers in ladies and men’s rooms in T2 and T4 Buildings
  • Install touch-less, low flow faucets
  • Installation of occupancy sensors
  • Installation of touch-less low flow faucets in T-4 Allied Health Laboratory

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