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Rain Barrels

What’s A Rain Barrel?

A rain barrel is placed under a gutter’s downspout next to a house to collect rainwater from the roof.

Rain Barrel

Why use one?
Conserve Water: our water supply is limited, especially in times of drought. With a rain barrel you can make the most of the rain and capture some of it to reuse.

Save Money: why pay to water your plants with tap water, when you can collect free water falling from the sky (i.e. rain)?

Reduce Stormwater Runoff: rainwater on the way to your storm sewer accumulates sediment, litter, fertilizers, pesticides, and animal waste. And the polluted stormwater then goes to our streams and rivers. You can stop this cycle for at least some of your rainwater by using a rain barrel.

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