9 Cities With Rainwater Management Incentives

By PowerHouse Growers | Lists, Rainwater Harvesting

As climate change, and particularly water supply become pressing social and environmental issues faced in more and more regions, cities are looking to incentivize their residents and business community to  participate in the solution. Rainwater management incentives from municipal governments are a great way to encourage environmental protection and help support in an economic capacity as well.

Cities With Rainwater Management Incentives

Here are 9 North American cities with rainwater management incentives and programs in place for both residents and developers.

  1. Guelph, Ontario: Rainwater Harvesting System Rebate
  2. Tuscon, Arizona: Single Family Residential Rainwater Incentives Rebate Program
  3. San Diego, California: Residential Rainwater Harvesting Rebate Program
  4. Austin, Texas: Rainwater Harvesting Rebates
  5. Oakland, California: Rain Barrel Program
  6. Santa Rosa, California: Rainwater Harvesting Rebate
  7. Portland, Oregon: Stormwater Discount Program
  8. Seattle, Washington: Rainwise Program
  9. Nanaimo, British Columbia: Rainwater Harvesting Incentive Program

Read more about rainwater harvestinggreen infrastructure, and incentives for green roofs.

Feature Image: Barrels used to capture rainwater at a residence. Image via Baltimore Sun.

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PowerHouse Growers
PowerHouse Growers teaches you how to sustainably integrate urban agriculture into your cities, businesses, and homes. We provide clear solutions and benefits for better health, increased productivity, and lower environmental impact. By connecting you with experts, we bring awareness to solutions that may not be top of mind.