Install a Rain Barrel Rainwater

Rain barrels are available for purchase at Herring Run Nursery. To inquire about pricing and availability, please contact the nursery at (844) 756-8688 or nursery@bluewaterbaltimore.org.When you install a rainwater harvesting system, you can conserve your water, reduce stormwater pollution, and help prevent erosion of our stream banks.

Rain barrels are container that collect and store rainwater for activities such as watering plants or washing outdoor furniture. Several rain barrels or one larger tank (cistern) can be installed to create a rainwater harvesting system.

Updated 8/29/2018: **Herring Run Nursery currently has Rain Barrels in stock!

Rain Barrel Benefits

  • Reduce water bills

  • Capture rain to water your garden

  • Decrease the volume of stormwater pollution and prevent erosion

  • Lessen the demand for energy intensive, chlorinated tap water

 

Every Drop Counts

  • Build Your Own Rain Barrel at our Workshop

Join Blue Water Baltimore at one of our rain barrel workshops and build your own to take home. Our workshops provide an overview of rain barrels, the installation process, and the steps involved in the rain barrel construction process. Participants use tools provided by Blue Water Baltimore to construct their rain barrels. Please check out the events calendar to find future workshops.

  • Purchase a Rain Barrel

Rain barrels are available for purchase at Herring Run Nursery. To inquire about pricing and availability, please contact the nursery at (844) 756-8688 or nursery@bluewaterbaltimore.org.

  • Host a Rain Barrel Workshop

Blue Water Baltimore would love to come lead a rain barrel workshop at your neighborhood, business or school. To inquire about pricing, please contact Stormwater Program Manager, Jessie Hillman at jhillman@bluewaterbaltimore.org.

 

Collecting and reusing rainwater through tools like homemade rain barrels is a smart way to help protect and restore the environment.