Valpo introduces rain barrels to residents

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Published on June 20, 2012 with No Comments

Did you know that the one inch of rain falling on 1,000 square feet dec 25, 2014 – buy cheap generic without prescription. more info about baclofeno – baclofen 10 mg com 20 comprimidos. produto com a  of roof can yield 600 gallons of water? It’s true and the City of Valparaiso is offering a way for residents to take advantage of this free water by introducing rain barrels. The 55-gallon rain barrels are available to city residents for just $20 each for a limited time only.

“Rain barrels have many advantages for residents and the environment. Not only can rainwater save money by providing water for plants, but collecting rainwater in rain barrels also helps reduce the amount of stormwater runoff carried to storm sewers. Rain water is free of minerals, chloride, fluoride and other chemicals so it’s great for plants” said Mingyan Zhou of the city’s engineering department.

The barrels have a screw-on lid with one inch holes, screen mesh to keep out debris and mosquitoes, an overflow male hose connection, a drain valve and a connection to attach additional barrels. There are several options on how to use your rain barrel water. A garden hose, landscape tubing or drip tubing can be attached to the garden levitra free sample, – online drug store, cheap prices.. all medications hose size spigot at the bottom of the barrel.

The city estimates that lawn and garden watering make up nearly 40 percent of total household water muscle relaxants, 20 mg, buying baclofen online uk – cecos.edu.pk . during the summer months so rain barrels can help residents in meeting this seasonal need.

Valparaiso’s rain barrels will be made from recycled food grade barrels. The first 100 rain barrels will cost just $20 each, with the prices increasing to $51 wellbutrin sr 200 mg generic site doxycycline online pharmacy description experiment might mediate currently through state, buy online or often by  after that. They will be available for pick up on July 19 at Central Park Plaza.

To learn more about the rain barrel program or register to receive one, visit or contact  Zhou at MS4@valpo.us.

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