Rain Catchers 2.0

2017 Rain Catchers 2.0 (SP-2017-02)


Project Manager


Lance P. Fontaine, PhD
Phone: 919-560-4326, ext. 30257

Project Status


Notice to proceed was issued February 12, 2018. Materials are being acquired and construction schedule is under development. Property owners will be notified of scheduling 2 weeks prior to start of construction.

Key Project Dates


  • Bid Advertisement: October 18 - November 20, 2017
  • Bid Re-advertisement: November 21 - December 13, 2017
  • Pre-Bid Meeting: November 08, 2017 
  • Bid Opening: December 13, 2017
  • Notice of Intent to Award: December 19, 2017
  • Notice to Proceed: February 12, 2018

Project Description


The pilot project involves the furnishing of all materials, labor, equipment, tools, etc. unless otherwise specified, for the complete installation of rain gardens and cisterns at various site locations throughout the City of Durham.