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Water

Goals:

Preserve our regional and community water supply.
Reduce potable water usage by 50%.

In 2008, Colorado College consumed 48,271,000 gallons of potable water on campus, approximately 19,500 gallons per person.

We aim to cut potable water use in half by 2020, to 25,000,000 gallons per year, or approximately 10,000 gallons per campus user.

 From 2008 to 2012, Colorado College reduced potable water use by 25%.

Worner Center Renovation

The Worner Student Center and Rastall Dining Hall were renovated in the summer of 2011. During that process, the existing dishwasher was replaced and toilets and urinals were retrofitted with low-flow units. The associated reduction in Worner’s water use reduction was 50%, or 2.5 million gallons.