July is a time to unite in community across America and be thankful for all the gifts of this land. From the marshy bogs of the East to the dry deserts of the West, rainwater harvesting is an essential and age-old technique for sustainable water management; both conserving this life-giving resource in dry climates, and managing its abundant overflow where it's wet. BlueBarrel serves customers all over the USA making recycled food-grade barrels available to each customer locally. Read More...
Hands-On Installation Workshop in Berkeley!
Register HERE to reserve your spot!
BlueBarrel’s Hands-On Workshops engage community members in building a BlueBarrel System™ at a real-life installation site! Participants learn the principles and practices of rainwater harvesting and gain hands-on experience in outdoor plumbing assembly, ventilation and filtration practices, downspout tie-in and overflow.
In this workshop at a Berkeley, CA residence, participants will work together to build a 12-barrel (660 gallon!) BlueBarrel System™. Each participant will have a hand in construction—No prior experience is necessary!
You will gain the skills necessary to build your very own BlueBarrel System™. As a special offer, all workshop participants will qualify for a 10% discount on their very own BlueBarrel DIY Kit!
Featured Skills and Topics:
- Water catchment system anatomy and design
- Sizing calculations
- Siting considerations
- Drainage principles
- Working with PVC (Hands-on!)
- Plumbing assembly (Hands-on!)
- Sealing & ventilation (Hands-on!)
- Downspout tie-in (Hands-on!)