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Haverford College

Greening Haverford

Sustainable Campus Operations: Water

Claudia Kent on the Green Roof, Stokes Hall.

Claudia Kent on the Green Roof, Stokes Hall.

Haverford College is actively engaged in efforts to conserve and manage water on both systems-wide and local levels.

Below are some of Haverford's water saving initiatives and storm water mitigation projects.

  • All shower heads and faucets have been switched to low flow.
  • Most toilets on campus use 1.6 gallons per flush.

Haverford College also has implemented several projects to help mitigate storm water:

  • Stokes Hall Green Roof- 5,700 square foot extensive green roof on academic building.
  • Meadows-Haverford has recently converted seven acres of mown turf into meadow.
  • Haverford's main parking lot consists of 170 porous paving parking spots.
  • Stone Swales to catch and slow down storm water.