Rain Barrels

There will be TWO rain barrel workshops:

Both will be held at the Guilford County Cooperative Extension, 3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro

$10 per participant- includes all necessary equipment and instruction, you’ll walk home with a rain barrel that day!

$10:00, checks only, made out to Piedmont Triad Regional Council and mailed to Teresa Andrews Planning & Development Department P.O. Box 3427 Greensboro, NC 27402

What is a rain barrel?

A rain barrel is a system that collects and stores rainwater from your roof that would otherwise be lost to runoff and diverted to storm drains and streams.

Why a Rain Barrel?

If you collect rainwater, you’ll be able to keep watering and nourishing your garden with the rain that you collect. So you save money! You’ll also help to reduce runoff pollution. When it rains, runoff picks up soil, fertilizer, oil, pesticides and other contaminants and pushes them into other areas of the landscape.

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