Rain Catchers

Rain Catchers is a pilot project funded by a Clean Water Management Trust Fund grant to install small, residential stormwater retrofits, or rain catchers. The project clusters over 250 rain catchers including rain gardens, cisterns, trees, and downspout disconnections.

  • Rain Catchers Maintenance Guide (PDF): This guide is for project participants. It outlines the required maintenance and provides additional background information on Rain Catchers.
  • Rain Catchers Project Area Map (PDF): The project area watershed is the headwaters for South Ellerbe Creek. Targeted neighborhoods include Old West Durham, Walltown, Trinity Heights, and Trinity Park.