Rain Barrels

Discussion in 'Organic Lawn Care' started by BostonBull, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. treegal1

    treegal1 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,911

    heat gun to make the hole and some screen.....

    BTW Bill sorry i missed you
  2. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 18,334

    It would go the same place the water went before the rain barrel was installed?
  3. muddstopper

    muddstopper LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,341

    Save yourself some time and just look for one of those 250gal totes. Its just as easy to work with as a plastic barrel and holds more water. You will still need an overflow because a 1/2in rain even off an adverage roof will more than overfill the tote.
  4. hunter

    hunter LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 254

  5. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
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  6. whitneysegura

    whitneysegura LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    I have used rain barrels in the past and I personally hate them. I will never use them again.
  7. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,082

    Is water scarce in Lafayette?

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