Rain Barrels

The Conservation Foundation will be presenting their Conservation @ Home program and having a discussion about Rain Barrels and Rain Gardens at City Hall in the Council Chambers on POSTPONED  Tuesday, April 7th at 6 pm, 2020 Will be rescheduled for the fall. Please come and join us to learn more about rain barrels and what makes a rain garden as well as how to certify your home with Conservation @ Home.

About Rain Barrels

Rain barrels are simply large containers that capture rainwater at the end of your downspout, which you can then use to water plants, wash your car and further reduce your water bill while also reducing polluted runoff from getting to our rivers and streams. View a diagram of a rain barrel (PDF) online.

Rain Barrel Sales

UPDATE: PICK UP Event on May 2, 2020 has been cancelled and all pick up orders will now be delivered due to COVID-19.  A representative of The Conservation Foundation will be in touch.  

Ordering your rain barrel is simple, you can order right now by following this link. Delivery sales are ongoing.  You can order online until April 29th, 2020 for the local pick up option. You can also place an order after the presentation with Jim Kleinwacther, from the Conservation Foundation. The Conservation Foundation sells 4 different colors of plastic rain barrels.

  • Black
  • Grey
  • Terra Cotta
  • Blue

The Rain Barrels start at $60. Learn more about the rain barrels online. If you are interested in purchasing a rain barrel for your home or business please fill out the online form.

If you have questions about the program please contact Andrea Podraza in the Engineering Division of Public Works.

If you have questions about the Conservation Foundation please contact Jim Kleinwachter.