RainScapes Terms

Requirements & Guidelines


Red Asterisk denotes mandatory fields

1. Cistern Location

Physical Description of Location of Cistern (e.g. back of house on the right, front of house on left, etc) *

2. Size(gal) and Make of Cistern

Total gallons captured *

Brand/Make of Cistern

Where will you obtain your cisterns?

What type and brand of diverter will be used?

If applicable, have you applied for a Cistern Permit? (required if there is an electrical pump)
Information on Permits

What are your project goals?

3. Roof Drainage Area to Cistern(s)

How big is your total roof (Total square feet) *

Roof Drainage Area going to Cistern (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) *

Divide the drainage area (2) by the total area (1) to calculate the percent of the roof runoff being directed to a cistern

4. Drainage Issues on Property

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

If so, have you experienced basement flooding, or does your pump run regularly?

If you answered 'yes' to the above question, please explain

5. Cistern Hook up

Is this a stand-alone cistern or will there be multiple cisterns hooked up?

Where does your roof leader(downspout) currently drain?

Who will be hooking up the cistern?

6. Contractor/Installer (if applicable)

Contractor Name

Contractor Address

Contractor Phone

Contractor Email

7. Required Documentation

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 *

8. 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?