Rain Barrels

Applications are currently being accepted for projects that will be completed in 2021. If you wish to submit an application for a project that will be completed in 2022, please check back in October.

The City of Rockville provides rebates to Rockville homeowners, homeowners associations, condominium associations and non-profits for installing rain barrels, and other practices, on their property.

Eligible properties are offered a financial rebate of $1 per gallon, with a minimum volume of 50 gallons. To receive a rebate you must apply prior to installing the rain barrel and retain and submit itemized receipts and/or final invoices for all project costs. The rebate amount cannot exceed documented costs. Properties are eligible to receive a lifetime total of $2,500 in rebates.

Projects must be completed within 6 months of approval.

 Benefits:

  • Save money on your water bill
  • Reduce pollution to local waterways
  • Reduce runoff from your house
  • Solve drainage problems
  • Relieve stress on public water systems
 Still have questions? Contact: 

RainScapes Coordinator
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240-314-8877
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111 Maryland Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
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Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Application Process

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Verify Residency

Not all Rockville addresses are qualified residents. Check to make sure you're a resident by using our address check map.

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Review Project Guidelines

Review the Rain Barrel Application Instructions and Design Guidelines. Projects must meet these criteria to be eligible for a rebate.

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Fill out Application

Complete the online application and attach photos of the project sites. Wait for approval and sign the Property Owner Approval before beginning your project.