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Polk County incentives building ‘rain gardens’

Flooding isn’t uncommon for central Iowa, but many cities are paying residents back to do things such as purchasing rain barrels or improving your soil qu...

Flooding isn’t uncommon for central Iowa, but many cities are paying residents back to do things such as purchasing rain barrels or improving your soil quality.

Ankeny, Des Moines, Johnston, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale and Waukee are all offering 50 percent reimbursement as part of Polk County’s “Rain Campaign”.

Local 5’s Lakyn McGee has the story.