The Ann Arbor city stormwater fee structure is based on amount of impervious surface and provides storm water credits for residents who implement:

1. rain barrels or 2. rain gardens or 3. detention ponds

Where to buy a rain barrel

Growing Hope periodically sells rain barrels as a fundraiser.

RainReserve sells rain barrels and rain diverters online.

Tank Depot sells a number rain barrels and water tanks.

How to build a rain barrel

The University of Florida Extension guide to building rain barrels is recommended by the city.

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