Why You Need a Rain Barrel Now!
One only needs to read about Flint Michigan's ongoing problems related to their water system to realize that clean water may not always be available to us.
In a 2020 article, The Guardian reported that many Detroit families are still, in 2020, without clean water.
The addition of the current pandemic has reinforced the need for basic hygiene and sanitary practices, and clean water is certainly a necessity for that.
Storing bottled water is a great idea, but in a situation that causes clean water to be difficult to find for an extended period of time, eventually that bottled water supply will run out.
To have a continual source of clean water, get one or more rain barrels. Installing a rain barrel is a simple and easy way to have peace of mind, save money while conserving water.
With a rain barrel and an abundant supply of rainwater, you can depend more on yourself, and less on the public water utility company.
Many arid or drought-prone regions have restrictions on lawn watering, and a rain barrel system is an excellent way to get around these rules.
Types of Rain Barrels
There are many types of rain barrels to choose from. Click on the pictures below to read more about them.
RTS Home Accents 50-Gallon ECO Rain Water Collection Barrel Made with 100% Recycled Plastic Spigot, Black