Rain Barrels

Rain Barrel v2 working great
Whether you want to collect rain water for your lawn/garden, decided to go green by reducing the strain on your city's storm drains, or just looking for another project; rain barrels might be the right option for you. Searching the web for different rain barrel systems, I found nothing that fit my situation. There are some basics to consider before you build your rain barrels: Amount of water, Filtering, Storage, and Usage.  

This topic has grown a life of its own. Please visit my rain barrel blog where I go over this to these topic and explain why I chose this design.