City of Columbia Rain Barrel Giveaway

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–The City of Columbia Water is offering free rain barrels to anyone who signs up for a workshop.

According to the city, they will host free workshops for City of Columbia residents who will receive the free Rain Barrel. Park Rangers will demonstrate how to put together and install your rain barrel.

Information provided by the City of Columbia:

 WHO:      City of Columbia, Columbia Water

 WHERE:   Riverfront Park on October 21, Greenview Park on November 18

 WHEN:    Workshops will be held the third Saturday of each month in 2017 until 1,000 barrels have been given away. Workshops begin at 9 a.m.10 a.m. and 11 a.m. and registration is required before attending. Times and locations after November will be announced soon.

 WHY:       The City of Columbia wants to help you save money on your water bills by using rainwater instead of treated water to irrigate your garden. This helps protect our rivers, creeks, and streams by reducing runoff and preventing pollution.

 

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