How To Make Your Own Rain Barrel

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Rain barrels help conserve water by collecting rainwater through the gutter's downspout into an attached 50-55 gallon barrel. Instead of using water from the faucet, rainwater can be used in the garden. Follow the basic design shown in this fact sheet to assemble your own rain barrel for about $30. Download for step-by-step instructions to assemble your own rain barrel to start conserving water.

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