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LEED v2009
Neighborhood Development
Green infrastructure & buildings
Wastewater management

LEED CREDIT

ND-v2009 GIBc14: Wastewater Management 1-2 points

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Intent

To reduce pollution from wastewater and encourage water reuse.

Requirements

Design and construct the project to retain on-site at least 25% of the average annual wastewater generated by the project (exclusive of existing buildings), and reuse that wastewater to replace potable water. An additional point may be awarded for retaining and reusing 50%. Provide on-site treatment to a quality required by state and local regulations for the proposed reuse. The percentage of wastewater diverted and reused is calculated by determining the total wastewater flow using the design case after the GIB Prerequisite 3 calculations, and determining how much of that volume is reused on-site.

Percentage of wastewater reused Points
25% 1
50% 2
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© Copyright U.S. Green Building Council, Inc. All rights reserved.

Intent

To reduce pollution from wastewater and encourage water reuse.

Requirements

Design and construct the project to retain on-site at least 25% of the average annual wastewater generated by the project (exclusive of existing buildings), and reuse that wastewater to replace potable water. An additional point may be awarded for retaining and reusing 50%. Provide on-site treatment to a quality required by state and local regulations for the proposed reuse. The percentage of wastewater diverted and reused is calculated by determining the total wastewater flow using the design case after the GIB Prerequisite 3 calculations, and determining how much of that volume is reused on-site.

Percentage of wastewater reused Points
25% 1
50% 2
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