There are several reasons to invest in rainwater harvesting. A garden is an artificial depression in the landscape that collects and stores stormwater runoff until it can infiltrate the soil. Stormwater runoff increases urban flooding, destroying infrastructure, property, and erodes the banks of rivers and streams. Urban runoff also carries many pollutants into streams and rivers. A raingarden is an approach to rainwater harvesting that can prevent flooding and erosion and turn stormwater problems into water supply assets by slowing run-off and allowing it to soak into the ground. Raingardens are not ponds. They are usually planted with native vegetation…Read more

 

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