What You Can Do

Tools to help you conserve water and prevent pollution.

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.
Covers green options for roofing your house, including green roofs and rainwater harvesting to protect and conserve water.
You can help prevent flooding by paying attention to what’s happening with the drains on your block. A few small maintenance actions on your property can also prevent stormwater from ponding.

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.
You can help prevent flooding by paying attention to what’s happening with the drains on your block. A few small maintenance actions on your property can also prevent stormwater from ponding.