Managing stormwater has become a hot industry topic for many landscapers and municipalities. But for St. Louis, Missouri, residents, controlling this runoff comes with extra incentives — receiving up to $2,000 per household for participating in a RainScape Rebate Program.
These homeowners will be eligible for payouts ranging from $500 to $2,000 by installing native vegetation and other modifications to limit rainwater seepage into nearby waterways, reports the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
“Rainscaping is landscaping with a function and a purpose,” says Stacy Arnold, outreach coordinator for the Deer Creek Watershed Alliance, the public/nonprofit environmental partnership sponsoring the program.
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