Retaining stormwater on-site for reuse through diversion of rainwater to rain barrels is a great way to reduce stormwater pollution in the City and conserve water. Learn more about the City's Rain Barrel Program.
A rain garden is a shall depression that is planted with deep-rooted native plants and grasses. The garden should be positioned near a runoff source like a downspout, driveway or sump pump to capture rainwater runoff and stop the water from reaching the sewer system. To learn more about Rain Gardens, click below for a short informational presentation.