Rain gardens reduce flooding after a heavy rainfall, and they filter out pollutants before rain water ends up in our waterways. These projects are designed to be climate resilient and to help communities reduce their flooding risk. Explore examples of different rain gardens, and learn how to install one yourself.
Dr Chris Obropta is the Director of the New Jersey Water Resources Research Institute and a Rutgers University Professor. Over the last several years, he and his staff have been working with communities to implement green infrastructure projects throughout urban centers in New Jersey.