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Reduce Stormwater Runoff

We can all slow and clean the rain runoff from our homeResidential rain gardens by helping the rain soak into the soil. Install landscape features that help capture rain where it falls, instead of allowing water to run off-site.

Things You Can Do

Planning a landscaping project? You may be eligible for up to $3,500 in rebates through City of Kirkland's Yard Smart Rain Rewards program. 


Managing Rainwater Around Your Home (PDF) -  An introduction to slowing the flow of rainwater around your home.

Rain Garden Handbook for Western Washington Homeowners (PDF - 19mb) - Guide for helping residents plan, design and build rain gardens.

LID Elements for Residential Stormwater Management (PDF) - Information on LID projects in Kirkland.

12,000 Rain Gardens- A campaign to install 12,000 rain gardens in the Puget Sound region.

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