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What’s the problem?RainScapes Logo_thumb.png
As excess rain water, or stormwater, runs over impervious surfaces it picks up pollutants like oil, fertilizers and animal waste along the way. The water is not treated before it is released into streams, rivers and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay. Large amounts of stormwater can also cause flooding and stream bank erosion which harms aquatic insects, fish and animals that depend on the stream for their food and habitat

How You Can Help
Homeowners can take simple actions on their property to encourage rain to soak into the ground and reduce the amount of runoff  leaving their property. These actions can reduce flooding, save money and decrease pollution in our local streams. 

The RainScapes Rewards Program offers rebates to help residential owners reduce runoff busing approved techniques including rain barrels, conservation landscaping, native tree plantings, and pavement removal.Click on a technique to learn more and apply for a rebate.

Rain Barrels
  Conservation Landscaping 
 Tree Canopy
 Pavement Removal NEW!


Green Your Backyard Logo_thumb.jpgLearn more at a RainScapes Information Session
The sessions are open on a first-come, first-served basis and registration is required. 

Green Your Backyard Information Session
Saturday, September 13, 2014 10:30AM to Noon
Croydon Creek Nature Center
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Register here.



Learn about stormwater and easy ways you can save the environment in the RainScapes video series. Find more videos on the City of Rockville YouTube Channel.