The three counties closest to the Sligo Creek watershed offer advice and financial assistance to homeowners seeking to reduce the stormwater runoff from their home.
Montgomery County’s Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP) offers RainScapes Rewards Rebates up to $7,500 per residential property for pre-approved stormwater projects. DEP has partnered with other County Departments and agencies, local nonprofits, and community members to create the MyGreenMontgomery.org website which offers “quick advice on how you can go green at home, work, and school” including stormwater projects.
Prince George’s County offers a Rain Check Rebate Program for stormwater projects installed by one of the listed Rain Check certified contractors.
DC’s RiverSmart Homes program offers rebates for rain barrels, trees, rain gardens, and permeable surfaces.
Two local municipalities offer their own programs:
City of Gaithersburg’s RainScapes Program
City of Rockville’s RainScapes Program