Southern Oregon University Extends Sustainability Leadership Position Through Partnership with Bonneville Environmental Foundation

Student-led initiative makes SOU the first university to balance 100% of its water use

Ashland, Ore. – April 9, 2013 – Southern Oregon University (SOU) and the Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF) today announced SOU is the first campus in the nation to balance 100% of its water use through a five-year commitment to BEF’s Water Restoration Certificate® program. Funded through a student-led Green Fund, the university will restore approximately 80 million gallons of water per year to the Klamath River Basin. The announcement was made during a student rally held on campus.

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