Order online by Sunday, October 8, 2017 at www.rainbarrelprogram.org/Houston. The 50-gallon rain barrels, which typically retail at $129 and provide homeowners with an affordable alternative to watering from the tap, will be available for $69. Additionally, 65-gallon compost bins, which reduce the volume of garbage needlessly sent to landfills, will be offered for $65. Both come with instructions for easy set-up and use.
Purchases can be picked up Saturday, Oct. 14 from 10 am to 12 pm at the Houston Permitting Center (West) Parking Lot 2, 1002 Washington Ave. GBRC Program Director Steve Stelzer will be available to answer questions and assist all who take part in this offer.
Top Five Reasons to Harvest Rainwater
- Protect our rivers, streams, and ponds from runoff pollution
- Divert water from the municipal storm drain system
- Conserve this vital natural resource and reduce your water bills
- Use rainwater to grow healthy and lush plants
- Control moisture levels around the foundation of your home