Mar Vista Community Council
Rain Barrels at the Green TentPosted on 01/07/14
RAIN BARRELS TRUCKLOAD SALE
We're having another Rain Barrel Truckload Sale! If you ordered a rain barrel, pick it up Sunday, Jan. 11, 8:30a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Grand View School parking lot (3871 Grand View Blvd.). Click here
to pre-order yours - the supply is limited and will likely be sold out before Sunday.
Local retailers sell these rain barrels for $130-$150. Rain Barrels International and TreePeople ‘s truckload sale lets you purchase them at cost, for $85 each! MWD/DWP’s SoCalWaterSmart program offers rebates of up to $100 for up to 4 barrels, making the barrels FREE!
These barrels are a high quality...opaque, metal parts, food grade re-purposed containers that contained no sugar...so no risk of ants. You can collect 275 gallons of rain with 4 barrels.
Stop by the Green Tent
to ask the experts about rain barrels. Tree People will be on hand to tell you everything you need to know about rain barrels: installation, care, how to paint them. They'll also have lots of water saving tips. And you'll have an opportunity to see what the rain barrels look like.
Embrace nature's solution to our emerging water shortage, and explore all the opportunities that fresh, soft chemical free water offers.
Rain barrels have been used for centuries. In recent years, high water bills, global warming and water restrictions have all made the rain barrel more than a gardening tool for those with a green thumb.
Residential irrigation can account for up to 40% of domestic water consumption. Water conservation measures such as rain barrels can reduce the demand on the municipal water system. During a storm, even a light one, it doesn’t take much time for a rain barrel to fill with enough water for your lawn and plants to thrive. And your plants love rain water!