The ‘Stormwater’ credit rewards buildings where plans and operational practices are in place to minimize peak stormwater flows and pollution from stormwater runoff which can cause negative environmental impacts.
In order for points to be awarded, a stormwater management plan or equivalent operational plan that addresses peak stormwater flow and stormwater runoff pollutant management must be in operation throughout the performance period. Peak stormwater flows for the performance period must also be calculated and disclosed.
This plan may be a standalone plan or form part of a broader Environmental Management Plan (EMP). It may also be delivered as outlined in a maintenance, cleaning or landscaping contract or service agreement.
Points are awarded where operational practices that minimize pollutants from stormwater runoff and prevent waste material from entering the stormwater drainage system are delivered and documented during the performance period.
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