Rain barrels are a great way of storing rain water runoff for later distribution to rain gardens, lawns and for other uses around the yard. Here are a few websites to get you started!
Rain Barrel Basics:
EPA rain barrel pdf includes rain barrel purchasing information.
Rain water harvesting community website.
How To Create and Install a Rain Barrel:
HGTV’s step by step guide to build your own rain barrel.
Rain Barrel Examples:
- http://vancouver.ca/home-property-development/rain-barrels.aspx City of Vancouver Rain Barrel Program.
LID’s Sustainable School Projects website.