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Rain barrels provide an easy way for homeowners to help protect our streams and lakes in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.
Capturing the water that flows off your roof keeps rain water out of storm drains and allows it to flow into the ground replenishing the groundwater supply.
Not only are rain barrels ecologically friendly, they are pocket-friendly too. Rain barrels provide you with a free source of chemical-free water for your yard and garden reducing your need for treated water.
A one inch rainfall over a 1,000 square foot roof provides over 620 gallons of water. With the overflow valve you can direct this water to your garden or any other area of your yard.
Rain Barrel Models and Prices:
60 gallon (31 H x 28 W) is
$105 (includes tax)
80 gallon ( 37 H x 28 W) is
$120 (includes tax)Comes complete with hardware and installation (one screen, one brass faucet wrapped with Teflon tape, two overflow valves and four screws).All fittings on the Rain Barrel USA barrel are standard garden hose fittings and if damaged, are easily replaced.Advantages of the Rain Barrel USA Barrel:
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Mecklenburg Soil and Water Conservation District has rain barrels in stock. These will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Please call to verify availability and to schedule a time for pick up.
Contact Information:Please call 704-336-2455 on Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.Rain Barrel Terms of Sale:
Forms of payment accepted are cash, check or money order only.
Delivery is not provided.
All returns and issues are handled by the manufacturer.
Rain Barrel sales are offered by the Mecklenburg County Soil and Water Conservation District in partnership with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services.
RainBarrelUSA manufactures our rain barrels. They are located in Waxhaw, NC. Visit their website for more pictures of the rain barrels and other items they manufacture. Feel free to contact them directly with any technical questions about the barrels.Watch a Rain Barrel VideoDisclaimer: Please note that you are leaving a secure government website.
water conservation suggestions from the Utilities Department.