Adopt a Basin Buddy

Interested in keeping your catch basin clean of debris and leaves?  You might call this a storm drain or a sewer drain and they are located in the street near the curb. You’re in the right place.

Online Form

Learn how to care for your catch basin

You'll find everything you need to know about caring for your catch basin on our Basin Buddy program page. Watch videos or read about how to care for your basin.

You'll need to pass our quiz before you can adopt your basin, so study up!

Find a basin near you

Use the Catch Basin Map to find a basin near you. 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. The purple icons are basins that have already been adopted.

Be prepared to name your basin

Yes, you do get to choose your Basin Buddy's name. We will list your basin buddy name on our website so, make sure your name is appropriate!

Watch the instructional video

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 online quiz

We'll give you a link to adopt your basin after you pass the quiz!

Take the Quiz Online in English

Submit your online application

Like we said, 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 let you know when you’re approved

We’ll send you an email when you’re approved. Once you’re approved you will also receive your myGRcitypoints reward code.

Redeem your points

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.

Paper Form

We don't accept paper applications for this program

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.

Phone

Call us for instructions

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.

In Person

Visit our office

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!