Rain Dog Designs, Gig Harbor, Washington
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Rain Dog Designs, Gig Harbor, WashingtonEvery landscape project—including installing a rain garden—begins with locating underground utility lines.” All jurisdictions require some notification,” says Hymel.
“If you dig and hit a line, you could wind up paying costs for utility repairs, first responders and fines for disrupting utility service.” When utility lines conflict with where you hope to put a rain garden, simply shift the location. “This can be a challenge in a small yard, but there are always options,” Hymel says.