Rain Check

Rain Check is a Philadelphia Water Department program that helps residents manage stormwater and beautify their homes.


We are celebrating Rain Check’s 5th
Birthday with our first ever photo contest. Send us photos of your Rain Check
tool looking great.  If you are a past participant, please go to,
http://bit.ly/RainCheckPhotos , to learn more.

1st place: $100 gift certificate to a local farm and garden center

2nd place: PHS Family membership which includes 4 tickets to the 2018 Philadelphia  Flower Show

3rd place:  2 tickets to the 2018 Philadelphia Flower Show


 *Use the signup link below to find a workshop that works for you!

Start Managing Stormwater

Downspout Planter

1. Learn more.
The Philadelphia Water Department provides residents with free rain barrels and helps pay for landscape improvements for your home. Learn about the Stormwater Tools we offer.

2. Sign up for Rain Check.

Sign up for a Rain Check Workshop to begin the program.

3. Get your tool installed.

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) will arrange for the installation of your stormwater tool.

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About Rain Check

Rain Check is a Philadelphia Water Department program that helps residents manage stormwater at their homes. Participants can get a free rain barrel and/or get a downspout planter, rain garden or permeable paving installed at a reduced price. Rain Check supports Philadelphia’s Green City, Clean Waters program which is working in neighborhoods across the City, adding green features to keep excess stormwater out of sewers.

The program is funded by the Philadelphia Water Department and managed by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) in partnership with the Sustainable Business Network (SBN).


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