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Adopting a Storm Drain

​​​​​To adopt one or more Storm Drains:

  1. Select one or more Storm Drains to be adopted.
  2. Click on the Adopt tab in the My Storm Drains widget.
  3. Enter your First Name, Last Name and Em​ail Address in the fields provided.
  4. Click on Watch the Gutter Buddy Video to view important information about becoming a Gutter Buddy.
  5. Click on View and Accept the Program Guidelines to view important information about the Adopt a Storm Drain program and provide your acceptance. 
  6. Click Submit Adoption. The Confirm Adoption dialog will appear.
  7. Click OK. If there are no errors, the Adoption Successful dialog will appear. 
  8. Click OK. The status of the adopted Storm Drains will change from Available to ​Pending
  9. Check your inbox for a confirmation email similar to the one shown below.
  10. Click Yes, subscribe me to this list to confirm the adoption. Within 24 hours, the status of the adopted Storm Drains in the WebMAP will be updated from Pending to Adopted, as shown below.
    ​If you do not confirm the adoption within 72 hours, the selected Storm Drains will be made available for adoption by others.
  11. If you do not receive the confirmation email within a few minutes, check your spam filter.