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RICHMOND, Va (WTVR) - April is River Hero Homes Month. It’s a certification program that the James river Association has created to recongize homeowners who successfully improve water quality by reducing the amount of stormwater and pollution leaving their property, a simple way to help protect the James River.

Amber Ellis from The James River Association/Watershed Restoration showed us how to make a rain barrel. You can attend a Rain Barrel workshop on Wednesday, April 10 at 6:30pm at Ellwood Thompson’s.