Somerville:Rain Barrels Help You Save Money and Conserve Water

Put those April showers to good use: You can order a discounted rain barrel ($79 vs. $119 retail) and start collecting rainwater to use for water plants and other outdoor uses. Order by April 4 for pickup on April 11.
Follow the link below for information on how to place your order and to learn about more benefits of rain barrels.

Please preorder by April 4, 2015 : Online at Or call 1-800-251-2352
Please preorder by April 4, 2015 : Online at Or call 1-800-251-2352.

Pickup Date: Barrels will be available for pick up: Saturday, April 11th 9:00-11:00am

Location: Parking Lot outside DPW at One Franey Rd, Somerville, MA 02143

Price: $79 versus retail price of $119 (plus Tax)

Rain Barrels Help You Save Money and Conserve Water

Rain barrels collect and store rainwater for outdoor water use which means you’ll save money on your water bill.
In New England, rain barrels can save up to 1700 gallons of water during extended summer months.
Rain barrels reduce pollutants from entering into the water supplies by reducing runoff – which helps towns manage the water supplies and keep costs down.
Rain barrels are low cost and easy to install.

Rain Barrel Facts

Fully repurposed from a 60 gallon shipping drum
39″ tall by 24″ wide, 20 lbs. empty.
Made from 3/16″ polyethylene which is UV protected and BPA free.
Comes with overflow fittings, drain plug, screw on cover, and a threaded spigot
Simple instructions for fast and easy installation.
Available Colors: Forest Green, Earth Brown or Nantucket Gray
Contact: Vithal Deshpande 617-625-6600 x5070


Saturday, April 4th, 2015, 09:00 AM


Department of Public Works
1 Franey Road
Somerville, MA 02145

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