All About Cisterns Webinar & Contractor Meet Up
May 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Registration required: http://bit.ly/May20RW
RainWise offers rebates for rain gardens and cisterns on private property. These installations capture water that falls on roofs and keeps it out of sewer pipes during big rain storms. Nearly 2,000 property owners have installed RainWise rain gardens and cisterns and are helping to keep our waterways clean. Rain gardens require specific property conditions to work. When a property is too steep, too small, or has insufficient drainage for a rain garden, cisterns can be a great solution.
In this webinar, you will learn about cisterns, large above-ground containers used to collect roof water. You’ll also get to hear about their benefits in Seattle, specifically how they help reduce combined sewer overflows and how they can be used for summer landscape irrigation. You will:
• listen to a short presentation on cisterns and the RainWise program, along with resources for those not eligible for RainWise,
• hear examples of RainWise cistern projects and
• have a chance to ask questions to RainWise cistern experts.
And after that, anyone who wants to stick around and/or is feeling like they are ready for a project will be able to go right into breakout rooms where you can meet with 3 different RainWise contractors and ask questions specific to your homes. Treat this time as your initial consultations with contractors as you figure out who specifically you may want to work with on your RainWise project.
We recommend that you check your eligibility for a RainWise rebate in advance at https://700milliongallons.org/rainwise/eligibility.