Eco-Explainer: What is Philadelphia Water’s “Rain Check” program?

Rain Check helps you capture rainwater to prevent flooding and pollution. The program includes a customized plan including green infrastructure tools like rain barrels and downspouts that capture rainwater from your roof.

Entering the Rain Check program means you will receive an annual credit on your water bill for the precipitation captured in your cistern, reducing the amount of stormwater runoff entering the sewer system during heavy rainfall events. From: Green Cities (Read more.)