Rain Barrels are a great way to conserve water, reduce flooding, protect water quality of our streams and rivers, and keep your garden or lawn green in hot summer months while reducing your water bill. Rain Barrels come in all different colors, sizes and shapes. If you don't like the look of one rain barrel, keep searching. You also have the option to paint your barrel. SCARCE has printable instrucations for painting your rain barrel at the bottom of this page.
Here are some places to purchase a rainbarrel for your home:
The Conservation Foundation partners with many municipalities to offer reduced-price rain barrels for residents. These programs are often held during the spring. Check with your municipality to see if they offer this or a similar program.