Interested in keeping your catch basin clean of debris and leaves? You’re in the right place.
You'll find everything you need to know about caring for your catch basin on our Basin Buddy page. Here you can watch videos or read about how to care for your basin. Keep in mind that you'll need to pass our Catch Basin quiz before you can adopt your basin. Use this page to help you study.
Use the Catch Basin Map to find a basin near you. The purple icons are basins that have already been adopted. Click on the blue triangle on the map to find the basin ID number. Write down your basin ID number for future reference. You'll need this to complete the form.
Yes, you do get to choose your Basin Buddy's name. Keep in mind that we will list your basin buddy name on our website. Make sure your name is appropriate.
Watch the E-Toon Video to learn how to care for your basin buddy. It's important to watch the video before you start the quiz.
Take the Quiz Online in English
We'll give you a link to the application after you pass the quiz. We'll guide you through the process of picking and adopting a basin.
We’ll send you an email when you’re approved. Once you’re approved you will also receive your myGRcitypoints reward code.
Your reward code generates points that can be redeemed for discounts on products and services at local businesses. Check out the myGRcitypoints program for more info.
Check out the online tab above to learn how to adopt a catch basin online. If you have questions give us a call! Our number is in the Contact Us section of this page.
We'll guide you through the process of adopting a catch basin online. We don't accept applications for adoptions over the phone, but we can help you apply online. Our number is in the Contact Us section of this page.
We'll help you apply to adopt a catch basin online. Our address is in the Contact Us section of this page. We're happy to help you apply!
Catch Basin Map
311 or 616.456.3000
300 Monroe Avenue NW,
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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