What You Can Do

Tools to help you conserve water and prevent pollution.

At Home

Installing efficient fixtures and taking steps to conserve water can help reduce your water use and utility bills year-round. Tools, resources and incentives to help you get started.
Seattle Public Utilities' RainWise program provides resources, tools and incentives to help you manage stormwater at home, reduce flooding and protect Seattle's water.
Natural yard care practices help reduce waste and water use and mean less pollution going into our waterways.
Tip sheet on design, permitting and use of harvested rainwater.
This Tip is designed to help applicants meet the requirements for green roofs associated with stormwater code compliance.

At Work

Tip sheet on design, permitting and use of harvested rainwater.
Seattle Public Utilities’ Water Smart Technology Program provides free water use audits to qualifying commercial customers to establish their “water footprint.”

In Your Community

Join volunteers across the city who are helping prevent neighborhood flooding by keeping storm drains free of debris.
City of Seattle’s commitment to take actions and promote partnerships that protect and improve our creeks, lakes, the Duwamish River and Puget Sound.
An interactive map (pdf) to see projects such as rain gardens, green roofs and habitat restoration.