River smart homes is a District-wide program offering incentives to homeowners to reduce stormwater runoff from their properties. Homeowners receive a FREE stormwater audit that determines the financial and technical assistance to install one or more of the following features:
Rain Barrels -collect rainwater to reuse for landscaping or car washing
BayScaping - native plant gardens have deep-rooted plants which help stormwater infiltrate while attracting pollinators.
Permeable pavement- interlocks pavers allow rainwater to drain into the ground
Shade trees- Large trees help stormwater absorb natturally while also reducing air pollution and utility bill.