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Stormwater Collection

There are a number of stormwater best management practices that you can implement around your home and yard to collect rainwater and prevent runoff of potential pollutants. The following features represent just a sample of potential practices. For additional information and to decide which features may work best for your home, you can reach out to the Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District to review potential practices and installation considerations, including size, cost, and maintenance.

How to prevent it:


Examples of stormwater management practices:

  • Rain Gardens

  • Permeable Pavers

  • Rain Barrels and Cisterns

  • Conservation Landscaping

Find additional information and resources on these practices here.

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