Your Water.
Your Money.
Your City.
Lancaster, you can help Save It!

Lancaster City needs to save 750 million gallons of water annually from entering its combined sewer system to preserve clean drinking water, avoid costly fines and continue to build a healthy, vibrant community.  Join our list serve and stay informed!

Water Heroes

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Baby Steps:

I've got 5 minutes,
What can I do?

  • Take a shower instead of a bath
  • Turn off water while brushing teeth
  • Tell your friends!

Big Steps:

I've got 5 hours,
What can I do?

  • Install a rain barrel
  • Plant a native tree
  • Disconnect your downspouts

Giant Steps:

I've got 5 days,
What can I do?

  • Install a green roof
  • Set up a cistern
  • Plant a rain garden

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Residential Demonstration

Residential Demonstration The Lancaster County Conservancy worked with the Wolf Museum, adjacent property owners, and neighborhood volunteers to develop multiple methods of addressing storm water runoff including the installation of rain barrels, rain garden, and dry creek to minimize the … Continue reading

Green Infrastructure: A Case Study of Lancaster, PA

The Economic Benefits of Green Infrastructure: A Case Study of Lancaster, PA This case study estimates the value of several of the co-benefits of Lancaster’s Green Infrastructure Plan. The case study highlights the importance of including the multiple benefits of green … Continue reading

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