Videos: Businesses

Our videos share stories of RainReady practices in homes and businesses as well as flood-related activism. Follow the links for more videos on each subject, and feel free to use them at meetings or show them to friends and neighbors. The collection will be gradually updated and expanded.

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RainReady Solutions in Action: Green Roofs

Green roofs absorb rooftop runoff, capturing stormwater to help prevent sewer system overflows and flooded basements.

 

RainReady Solutions in Action: Permeable Pavement

Conventional asphalt is a major cause of urban flooding. Its slick surface doesn't absorb rainwater, causing it to run into nearby homes and businesses. Permeable pavement, on the other hand, allows water to filter down into the ground, keeping it from ending up on neighboring properties.