Water Resource Preservation Areas
The University has defined nearly 500 acres of critical areas within its property as Water Resources Preservation areas (shown in blue). Water Resources Preservation Areas are defined as:
- Zone 1 wellhead protection areas
- Natural infiltration areas
- Major sinkholes and depressions
- Detention basins
- Other lands that have a significant impact on the University’s water resources
Examples of protected areas include Millbrook Marsh and the Big Hollow drainageway.