RainScapes Terms

Requirements & Guidelines


Red Asterisk denotes mandatory fields

1. Describe the Physical Location of Rain Barrel(s) (e.g., back of house on the right)

My barrels are to be placed at location (e.g. back of house on the right, front of house on left, etc) *

How many barrels will you hook up? *

Who will be hooking up the barrel?

Are these stand alone barrels or are they to be linked together?(Briefly describe)

What are your project goals?

a. How big is your total roof (Sq. ft)? *

b. How big is the area of the roof draining to the barrel(s) (Sq. Ft)? (Stand on the ground to measure the length and width of the roof - do not measure the slope of the roof) (Google maps has a good measuring tool) *

Calculate % Runoff to Rain Barrel: Divide the drainage area (b) by the total area (a)

3. Size (gal) and Make of Rain Barrel(s) [Sections 3 - 5 are only for informational purposes.]

Size of each Rain Barrel (in gallons) if all barrels are of same size

If your Rain Barrels are of different sizes, please enter the total gallons captured from all of them

Total Gallons Captured


Where will you obtain your Rain Barrel?

What type and brand of diverter will be used?

4. Drainage Issues

Where does your roof leader(downspout) currently drain?

Does your house have a basement and/or a sump pump?

Have you ever experienced basement flooding, or does your pump run regularly?

If you answered yes above, please explain

5. Contractor/Installer (if applicable)

Contractor Name (if applicable)

Contractor Address

Contractor Phone

Contractor Email

6. Required Documents

Please indicate a method by which you will send the below Required Documents (email/fax/ US Mail/Other)

Documentation showing HOA approval of my project *

7. Project Cost

Total Estimated Cost($) *

Rebate Requested ($)
Check max. rebate allowed for your project

I agree to allow reasonable access to the RainScapes project site for periodic public tours organized by DEP

How did you hear about the RainScapes program?