Collecting rain from your roof in rain barrels is a great way to use a free resource to irrigate the garden. However, rain barrels can fill up within minutes during a rain event. Directing rain barrel overflow into a rain garden is one way to keep more water on your property for irrigation or to create more biodiversity.Camels Hump Rain Barrels - Home
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Watering your lawn and garden can account for up to 40% of your total household water use. A rain barrel collects and stores rainwater from your roof that would otherwise be lost to runoff and diverted to storm drains and streams for later use in your yard and garden.Rain Barrel Guide: How to use rain barrels to harvest ...
Collecting rainwater for use during dry months in rain barrels or other depositories is an ancient and traditional practice. Historical records show that rainwater was collected in simple clay containers as far back as 2,000 years ago in Thailand, and throughout other areas of the world after that.LID Urban Design Tools - Rain Barrels & Cisterns
Rain barrels are low-cost, effective, and easily maintainable retention and detention devices that are applicable to residential, commercial and industrial sites to manage rooftop runoff.