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Water Resources

FREE Home Stormwater Assessments


What is Blue® BTV?

The City of Burlington is providing FREE home stormwater assessments for all Burlington residents! Review our StoryMap highlighting the program along with the 2022-2023 annual report for a summary of the program to date.

Simply fill out the form below, select a few times that work, and our Blue® BTV stormwater consultant will contact you to finalize a date and time for a visit.

Our Blue® BTV representative will examine your property and review things like your soil, the grade of your property, and where water tends to flow or collect.

In addition, our stormwater consultant will discuss best practices for rainwater management, such as gutters and downspouts, as well as easy DIY projects like installing a rain barrel.

You will also learn how to adopt the practices that are good for the lake and your property while becoming Blue® certified! Best of all, the evaluation is FREE!

Complete the form below and our consultant will work with you on how to manage stormwater runoff around your property.

Blue® program information

  • BLUE BTV Basis of Design (PDF): Design guidance for small-scale green stormwater infrastructure projects in Burlington, Vermont
  • BLUE BTV Rebate Chart (PDF): Find Green Stormwater Infrastructure practices that are eligible for rebates through BLUE BTV in Burlington, Vermont.
  • BLUE BTV Impact Summary: From January, 2022 - June, 2023, BLUE BTV personnel completed a total of 60 residential stormwater assessments on properties across the city. The program provided over $7,000 in rebates to twelve homeowners in this period, with more projects underway.

If you want to find out more about the Blue® BTV program you can find additional information on our project partners website.