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Posted on: September 19, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Get PAID to Clean Up Stormwater Runoff and Beautify Your Community!

The Prince George's County Department of Environmental Resources will host a series of public workshops to provide information on the County's new Rain Check Rebate Program. The program provides cash rebates to residents and businesses for managing rainwater runoff on their property.

The workshops will explore the best management practices covered by the program which include: rain barrels; rain gardens; cisterns; tree planting; permeable pavement or pavers; pavement removal and green roofs.

County staff will provide detailed information on each practice, discuss the program's eligibility requirements, explain how to apply and help you determine which practice will work for your property.

Details: All workshops will be held from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Laurel Workshop
Oct. 3, 2013
Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center
7120 Contee Road Laurel, MD 20707

Accokeek/Croom Workshop
Oct. 9, 2013
Accokeek Branch Library
15773 Livingston Road
Accokeek, MD 20607

Bladensburg Workshop
Oct. 22, 2013
Bladensburg Community Center
4500 57th Avenue
Bladensburg, MD 20710

Hillcrest Heights Workshop
Oct. 29, 2013
Hillcrest Heights Community Center
2300 Oxon Run Drive
Temple Hills, MD 20748

There will be a door prize drawing! So don't miss out. Spread the word and bring a neighbor!

You have the power to prevent storm water pollution

Simple actions like putting a rain barrel under your downspout, building a rain garden or switching to permeable pavers instead of asphalt can beautify your landscape AND earn you money through the Rain Check Program.

Prince George's County Rain Check Rebate Program

For more information, call 311, contact us at

Department of Environmental Resources
9400 Peppercorn Place
Suite 500
Largo, Maryland 20774
Prince Georges County Government

(301) 883-5810

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