Why reduce rain runoff? Meet WNC residents and business owners and hear why they are taking action.
People take action for many reasons:
- Increasing their home’s property value
- Showing that their business uses water resources responsibly
- Preventing erosion or flooding in their yard
- Reducing their water bill (especially for watering plants or grass)
Meet the Locals Who Are Making a Difference
A Black Mountain resident who implemented green infrastructure to address stormwater issues in their yard.
An Asheville resident who tackled significant water issues on his property.
A Black Mountain resident transforming her home with sustainable water practices.
An Asheville resident turning her garden into a thriving oasis through a RiverLink rain garden program.
Meet the Businesses Who Are Making a Difference
Stormwater in Hendersonville
The City of Hendersonville installed innovative green infrastructure features at Patton Park to protect the local creek (Brittain Creek) from stormwater runoff.
Stormwater at Sunny Point
An Asheville-based restaurant that resolved flooding from roof runoff by redirecting it into rain barrels.
Stormwater at New Belgium
An Asheville-based brewery on the banks of the French Broad using green infrastructure to keep rain runoff on-site.