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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. To receive a rebate you must retain and submit itemized receipts and/or final invoices for all project costs. The rebate amount cannot exceed documented costs. If you are unsure whether you are a City of Rockville resident, visit the address and residency check webpage.

Click on a technique below 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. Can't make it to a session? Click here to view the Green Your Backyard Presentation.

Green Your Backyard Information Session
Saturday, September 12 from 1:30 to 3PM
Croydon Creek Nature Center

Visit here for more details.

To register for a session, please email the RainScapes Coordinator with your name, address and phone number.

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.