Current/Upcoming Events


Past Events

WaterSmart Expo at the Wednesday Night Market, Santa Rosa, CA

Date: May 31, 2017  5:00 pm to 8:30 pm   

Come find us at the Santa Rosa Wednesday Night Market to ask an expert about sustainable landscaping, see demonstrations of graywater and rainwater harvesting systems, discover native/drought tolerant plant displays, pick-up FREE WaterSmart tips and tools, and enter to win several different WaterSmart prizes! Read More...

Tour de Cluck, Davis, CA

Date: May 6, 2017  9:00 am to 3:00 pm   

The Tour de Cluck is an educational bike tour of Davis, offering the opportunity to see a variety of Davis backyard chicken coops, beehives, edible gardens, and much more! This year, the event is adding water conservation to their palette of inspiring gardens, and there will be a couple of BlueBarrel Rainwater Catchment Systems featured for viewing. Read More...

Hands-On Installation Workshop, Santa Rosa, CA

Date: April 22, 2017  10:00 am to 3:30 pm   

Learn how to build a rain barrel system! BlueBarrel’s Hands-On Installation Workshops engage community members in building a BlueBarrel Rainwater Catchment System™ at a real-life installation site. Read More...

EarthEXPO Environmental Fair, Oakland, CA

Date: April 6, 2017  10:00 am to 2:00 pm   

Oakland EarthEXPO highlights transportation, environmental health, waste reduction, water, energy, urban design, nature and community themes. BlueBarrel will be there with our demo rain barrel system. Attendees will leave with plenty of inspiration to pursue their own green (and blue!) projects at home. Read More...

Southern Colorado Sustainability & Outdoor Living Expo, Colorado Springs, CO

Start: March 31, 2017  1:00 pm    End: April 2, 2017  4:00 pm

The Southern Colorado Sustainability & Outdoor Living Expo boasts over 150 booths of sustainable living and homesteading ideas. There will also be outdoor survival and lawn & garden products, as well as services for affordable living. Come see a 2-barrel BlueBarrel Rainwater Catchment System in action! Read More...

March Madness Promo: FREE Rain Harvesting Tank Gauge!

Start: March 30, 2017  12:00 pm    End: April 3, 2017  11:55 pm

From the Pacific Northwest to the Carolinas (and everywhere in between), we're honoring the NCAA Final Four with a special offer through the end of the tournament! Read More...

Water Conservation Showcase, San Francisco, CA

Date: March 21, 2017  9:00 am to 6:00 pm   

The SF Water Conservation Showcase is a free event that draws professionals and community members alike to learn what’s new in the world of water conservation. The event features speakers, workshops, and a wide range of product demos. BlueBarrel will be there with information about rainwater harvesting and rain barrel systems. Read More...

Rain Barrels at the Denver Home Show, Denver, CO

Start: March 17, 2017  10:00 am    End: March 19, 2017  5:00 pm

With Colorado's exciting new rainwater harvesting law allowing two rain barrels per household, we're announcing a series of Colorado events where you can see a 2-barrel BlueBarrel Rainwater Catchment System™ in action - made from locally-sourced recycled barrels. Come see us at the Denver Home Show! Read More...

EcoLandscape Conference, Stockton, CA

Date: February 11, 2017  7:00 am to 6:00 pm   

Join us to learn the latest in practices, tools and materials for designing, installing and maintaining sustainable landscapes. Gain practical knowledge and inspiring new ideas on a variety of topics including how to make water-wise landscapes lush, on-site water re-use and more. Read More...

Solar Living Institute's 20th Anniversary Celebration, Hopland, CA

Start: June 11, 2016  11:00 am    End: June 12, 2016  6:00 pm

The Solar Living Institute promotes all forms of sustainable and off-grid living, operating the internationally-known Real Goods Store from their site in Hopland, CA, and online. BlueBarrel is working with Real Goods to bring options to customers for high-quality rain water collection systems made from used plastic barrels. We will be demo-ing our multi-barrel rain collection systems and educating about rainwater harvesting at the 20th anniversary celebration! Read More...

Father's Day Promo: FREE Rain Tank Gauge with your order!

Start: June 1, 2016  11:55 pm    End: June 19, 2016  11:55 pm

Need a Father's Day gift for a dad who likes tinkering with tools or playing in the garden? How about a build-it-yourself rain barrel system! In honor of all the DIY dads in our lives, we're offering a FREE Rain Tank Gauge with any DIY RainKit™ or Add-On Kit order through June 19th - a $35 value! Read More...

WaterSmart Expo at the Wednesday Market, Santa Rosa, CA

Date: May 25, 2016  5:00 pm to 8:30 pm   

It's time for the WaterSmart Expo again. BlueBarrel will be demoing rain barrels along with integrated water-wise landscaping. Come on out to the market - outdoor fun for the whole family! Read More...

Greener Gardens Tour & DIY Expo, Roseville, CA

Date: May 14, 2016  9:00 am to 3:00 pm   

This self-guided Greener Gardens Tour features local gardens reflecting some of the best examples of sustainable living in the region. BlueBarrel will be at the free Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Expo, with information on how to design and install a multi-barrel rain catchment system for your garden, with locally recycled barrels. Read More...

Mother's Day Promo: 10% OFF Everything in our Online Store!

Start: May 2, 2016  2:00 pm    End: May 8, 2016  11:55 pm

We're offering 10% off in our online store through Sunday, May 8th! This year we're timing our spring promo with Mother's Day because so many of our moms love to garden, are earth-conscious, and work hard to be prepared for emergencies. In keeping with all these themes, rain barrels are the perfect gift! Read More...

Sonoma-Marin Eco-Friendly Garden Tour, Sonoma & north Marin coutnies

Date: April 30, 2016  10:00 am to 4:00 pm   

The Eco-Friendly Garden Tour is a FREE self-guided tour, showcasing inspiring home gardens throughout Sonoma County and North Marin. This is the perfect opportunity to see a real live BlueBarrel Rainwater Catchment System in action, amidst a beautiful organic urban garden! Read More...

Earth Day Celebration, Fort Collins, CO

Date: April 23, 2016  11:00 am to 5:00 pm   

BlueBarrel is coming to Colorado to demo our 2-barrel rainwater collection systems built from recycled barrels! Come visit our booth for free tips and discounts on materials to build your very own 2-barrel rain barrel system. Read More...

USGBC's Rocky Mountain Green Expo, Denver, CO

Date: April 22, 2016  8:30 am to 4:30 pm   

Rocky Mountain Green is Colorado's premier green building conference and expo, designed to advance and transform the built environment. BlueBarrel will be demo-ing low-cost, residential scale rain barrel systems. Don't miss the chance to say hello and learn about rainwater harvesting in Colorado. Read More...

Water Wise Nepenthe - Campus Commons Dwelling, Sacramento

Date: April 2, 2016  10:00 am to 12:00 pm   

This fun and informational event is free and open to the public! Learn about easy ways to save water in your home and garden. BlueBarrel will be there with info about how rain barrels - the perfect patio technology! Read More...

USGBC's Water Conservation Showcase, San Francisco

Date: March 22, 2016  9:00 am to 6:00 pm   

The USGBC's Water Conservation Showcase brings together experts, innovative products and services, and the sustainable development community to address one of the largest concerns of the nation: water. BlueBarrel will be there to demonstrate our multi-barrel rainwater catchment systems and more! Read More...

Rain Barrel System Installation Workshop (Hands-On!), Davis

Date: March 5, 2016  10:00 am to 4:00 pm   

Learn how to build a rain barrel system! BlueBarrel’s Hands-On Rainwater Workshops engage community members in building a BlueBarrel Rainwater Catchment 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. Read More...

2016 Survey - Participate for 15% OFF!

Start: January 13, 2016  9:00 am    End: January 31, 2016  11:55 pm

Whether you're a brand new visitor to our website, or a dear old friend, we'd like to hear from you! Please participate in our short, anonymous survey for a 15% rain barrel discount - use for anything in our online store! Read More...

Thanksgiving Sale! FREE SHIPPING on All Online Orders!

Start: November 24, 2015  9:00 pm    End: November 30, 2015  11:55 pm

Don't miss our Thanksgiving Sale event! This year, we're giving thanks to YOU with FREE shipping on all online orders through the end of November! Visit our Online Store to shop now and save! Read More...

Hands-On Installation Workshop, Davis

Date: November 14, 2015  10:00 am to 4:00 pm   

BlueBarrel’s Hands-On Rainwater Workshops engage community members in building a BlueBarrel Rainwater Catchment 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. Read More...

Hands-On Installation Workshop, Santa Rosa

Date: October 24, 2015  10:00 am to 4:00 pm   

BlueBarrel’s Hands-On Rainwater Workshops engage community members in building a BlueBarrel Rainwater Catchment 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. Read More...

DIY Drought Solutions Festival, Santa Rosa

Date: August 29, 2015  10:00 am to 2:00 pm   

Looking for practical and affordable ways to save water? Join us at Santa Rosa City Hall on August 29 for "DIY Drought Solutions" to explore a range of ‘do-it-yourself’ solutions to help you meet (and even exceed!) mandatory water use restrictions. Read More...

Practical Solutions to Create a Water-Wise Home, Healdsburg

Date: August 27, 2015  5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   

Daily Acts and the City of Healdsburg are partnering on a series of free presentations on home-scale water conservation solutions designed to help residents meet mandatory reductions in residential water use. The August 27th presentation, ‘Harvest the Rain and Slow the Flow’, will focus on rainwater harvesting strategies and systems that can easily be implemented in your landscape to help make the most of this free resource. Read More...

Celebration of Community: Party, Expo & Mixer, Forestville

Date: August 12, 2015  4:00 pm to 8:00 pm   

This FREE family-friendly event is sponsored by the Sonoma County Gazette as a way to bring local businesses and community members together for an evening of mingling and fun in the summer evening breeze. The theme is CELEBRATE OUR COMMUNITY, and BlueBarrel will be there doing just that! Read More...

Water Savers Expo at the Peddlers Faire, Martinez

Date: August 1, 2015  8:00 am to 4:00 pm   

This year's Peddlers Faire in Martinez will feature a Water Savers Expo. Come meet BlueBarrel and learn about rainwater harvesting and more. We'll be offering special discounts at our table! Read More...

Live Rain Barrel Demo at the Sonoma County Fair

Start: July 24, 2015  11:00 am    End: August 9, 2015  10:00 pm

Visit the Greentivities station at the Sonoma County Fair to see a live demo of a 3-barrel BlueBarrel Rainwater Catchment System™ along with many other innovative displays of sustainability. Read More...

Hands-On Installation Workshop, Healdsburg

Date: June 27, 2015  10:00 am to 4:00 pm   

BlueBarrel’s Hands-On Rainwater Workshops engage community members in building a BlueBarrel Rainwater Catchment System™ at a real-life installation site. Participants learn the principles and practices of rainwater harvesting and gain hands-on experience building a real-live multi-barrel system! Read More...

Water Smart Expo at the Wednesday Night Market, Santa Rosa

Date: May 27, 2015  5:00 pm to 8:30 pm   

It's time for the annual WaterSmart Expo and the Wednesday Night Market! Come out to this free and family-friendly event to enjoy demonstrations of greywater and rainwater harvesting systems and more! Read More...

Sonoma-Marin Eco-Friendly Garden Tour, Santa Rosa, Petaluma & More!

Date: May 16, 2015  10:00 am to 4:00 pm   

The Eco-Friendly Garden Tour promotes sustainable landscaping practices by showcasing inspiring home gardens throughout Sonoma County and North Marin. Come see an 8-Barrel BlueBarrel System featured at one of the Santa Rosa tour stops! Read More...

Wednesday Water Workshops: Rain Water Retention, Davis

Date: May 6, 2015  6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   

This Rain Water Retention special is part of the City of Davis' Wednesday Water Workshops series. BlueBarrel and other local companies will be part of the speaker panel for this event... Read More...

Bay-Friendly Gardening & Water Conservation Workshop, Dublin

Date: May 2, 2015  9:00 am to 12:00 pm   

Water is a precious resource. Join us in Dublin for a free workshop to learn how to lose your lawn and create a beautiful, healthy low-water use garden. BlueBarrel will be there with rain barrel demos and is featured in the day's program of speakers. Read More...

Sustainable San Mateo's Key Indicators Launch: 'The Drought: Water We Doing?', Redwood City

Date: April 30, 2015  11:30 am to 1:30 pm   

Come explore our complex water system with an overview of the drought, San Mateo County’s water sources, and the quality of our ocean, bay, and drinking water. Featured speakers include Peter Drekmeier of the Tuolumne River Trust, Newsha Ajami of Stanford University and.. Read More...

Day on the Green at the Village, Santa Rosa

Date: April 25, 2015  11:00 am to 4:00 pm   

Join us for a celebration of Earth Day featuring green businesses and local art and music. Visit BlueBarrel's booth to learn about rainwater harvesting! Read More...

EBMUD's 16th Annual Earth Day Fair, Oakland

Date: April 22, 2015  11:30 am to 1:00 pm   

The East Bay Municipal Utilities District (EBMUD) is putting on its 16th annual Earth Day Fair! This free event will feature earth friendly vendors and activities. Come get inspired! BlueBarrel will be there with rainwater harvesting information. Visit our table to sign up for special discounts on rain barrels! Read More...

Earth Day Celebration, Petaluma

Date: April 19, 2015  12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   

Join us for Petaluma's first Earth Day Celebration! Come get inspired with earth-friendly ideas and get to know local green businesses including BlueBarrel! Read More...

Earth Day Expo, Santa Rosa

Date: April 18, 2015  12:00 pm to 4:00 pm   

Come see BlueBarrel's live demo and many other attractions at Santa Rosa's FREE Earth Day event in Courthouse Square. Event features... Read More...

Gardens Gone Native Tour, Sacramento

Date: April 11, 2015  10:00 am to 3:00 pm   

Gardens Gone Native is a free, self-guided tour featuring approximately 20 home gardens in and around Sacramento. Gardens are comprised of at least 50% California native plants, and one features a BlueBarrel System! Read More...

Water Conservation Showcase, San Francisco

Date: March 24, 2015  9:00 am to 6:00 pm   

Come visit BlueBarrel's table at the US Green Building Council’s annual Water Conservation Showcase in San Francisco! Learn about how to install your own rain barrel system, enter our raffle for discounts. As a special bonus, local author, Robert Kourik, will be... Read More...

Sonoma County Home & Garden Show

Start: March 20, 2015  12:00 pm    End: March 22, 2015  5:00 pm

Visit BlueBarrel's rain barrel demo booth at the 27th Annual Sonoma County Home & Garden Show, celebrating over a quarter century of satisfying your home improvement needs! Get inspired by a variety of landscape and garden vendors. Read More...

Birthday Sale - 20% OFF RainKits, Barrels & Accessories this weekend ONLY!

Start: February 27, 2015  10:00 pm    End: March 1, 2015  11:55 pm

It’s our Birthday! BlueBarrel launched our online store one year ago this weekend! To celebrate, we're offering 20% off all online orders THIS WEEKEND ONLY! Don't miss this opportunity to save on your very own BlueBarrel Rainwater Catchment System! Read More...

Hands-On Installation Workshop, Santa Rosa

Date: February 21, 2015  10:00 am to 4:00 pm   

BlueBarrel’s Hands-On Rainwater Workshops engage community members in building a BlueBarrel Rainwater Catchment 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--and get special discounts on their own DIY RainKits! Read More...

Lake Sonoma Steelhead Festival

Date: February 7, 2015  10:00 am to 4:00 pm   

A free educational event offering entertainment for the entire family, rain or shine! Enjoy wildlife and conservation exhibits hosted by more than 40 groups, including a live rain barrel demo with BlueBarrel Rainwater Catchment Systems! Read More...

Drought: Local Water Use and Re-Use, Public Lecture Sausalito

Date: January 24, 2015  9:00 am to 12:00 pm   

EFM's speakers are leading practitioners in their fields. Speakers will describe how watersheds are managed for domestic water supply and fisheries; how MMWD works with the public to educate on how we can conserve water. Read More...

TUNE IN: BlueBarrel on the Radio with KSRO's The Drive

Date: January 20, 2015  4:45 pm to 5:15 pm   

Tune in to KSRO’s The Drive on TUESDAY at 4:45 to learn about the important role rainwater harvesting plays in mitigating drought, and easy ways you can harvest the rain for your own garden. Read More...

Tune in to live TV: Rainwater Harvesting Talk on News 10, Sacramento

Date: December 7, 2014  8:30 am to 9:00 am   

Click to view online: Short segment on rainwater harvesting, aired on News 10 Sacramento. Learn the principles and practices of harvesting rain for your garden, and how rainwater harvesting helps combat the drought! Read More...

Ontario Home & Garden Show (Ontario, California)

Start: November 7, 2014  12:00 pm    End: November 9, 2014  6:00 pm

BlueBarrel is coming to southern CA! Come see our booth at the Ontario Home & Garden Show to gain some inspiration for your own projects. We'll be offering discounts and giveaways, and we'll have information about the rebate programs that are available to southern California residents! Read More...

Drought Action Day, Portola Valley, CA

Date: October 18, 2014  10:00 am to 3:00 pm   

Join us for a FREE day of learning and inspired action around water conservation. Learn about local flora, fauna & geology, and what you can do at home to conserve water in this time of drought. The event will feature talks by leading experts, informational booths and local vendors offering easy-to-implement solutions for home water conservation. Read More...

Hands-On Rain Barrel Workshop in Santa Rosa

Date: October 11, 2014  10:00 am to 4:00 pm   

This will be our LAST hands-on workshop of 2014! Don't miss out--sign up NOW! BlueBarrel’s Hands-On Workshops engage community members in building a BlueBarrel System™ at a real-life installation site. In this workshop we'll be installing 22 barrels -- over 1,200 gallons! 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. Read More...

Hands-On Installation Workshop in Davis!

Date: September 20, 2014  10:00 am to 4:00 pm   

BlueBarrel’s Hands-On Workshops engage community members in building a BlueBarrel System™ at a real-life installation site. In this workshop we'll install 7 rain barrels at a Davis Residence. 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. Read More...

BlueBarrel in Demeter's Garden at the National Heirloom Exposition

Start: September 9, 2014  11:00 am    End: September 11, 2014  8:00 pm

Come find BlueBarrel in Demeter's BioDynamic Garden at the National Heirloom Expo in Santa Rosa! See a rainwater catchment system in action along with laundry-to-landscape greywater, compost tea, biodynamic treatments and much more. Read More...

Talk: Rainwater Harvesting for your Garden at Indian Valley Farm in Novato

Date: September 6, 2014  1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   

In a drought year, learning how to capture precious rainfall when it falls has never been more important. Gather around the original BlueBarrel System at Indian Valley Organic Farm & Garden and learn the principles and practices of rainwater harvesting including how to size and site a rain catchment system for your home. Read More...

Hands-On Installation Workshop in Novato!

Date: August 23, 2014  10:00 am to 4:00 pm   

BlueBarrel’s Hands-On Workshops engage community members in building a BlueBarrel System™ at a real-life installation site. This time we’re teaming up with the Conservation Corps North Bay/Indian Valley Organic Farm & Garden to offer a workshop at Hamilton Elementary School in Novato and build two systems in their school garden. Read More...

Hands-On Installation Workshop in Petaluma!

Date: August 2, 2014  10:00 am to 4:00 pm   

Join Daily Acts and BlueBarrel Systems to construct a home-scale water harvesting system with recycled food grade barrels from start to finish. You'll 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. Read More...

Live Demo at the Sonoma County Fair

Start: July 24, 2014  11:00 am    End: August 9, 2014  10:00 pm

Visit the Greentivities room at the Sonoma County Fair to see a live demo of a BlueBarrel Rainwater Catchment System! Our exhibit will be live throughout the duration of the Fair, so don’t miss the opportunity to see us in action, along with all kinds of other innovative displays of sustainability. Read More...

TUNE IN: Live on the Radio with KBBF's Women's Spaces

Date: June 23, 2014  11:00 am to 12:00 pm   

This week's Women's Spaces will feature BlueBarrel's founder, Jesse Froehlich. Hosted by Elaine Holtz of KBBF, we will talk about rainwater harvesting and women in business in a lively discussion with Q & A. Tune into KBBF 89.1 on Monday at 11:00am! Read More...

Rainwater Talk at Sonoma-Marin Fair

Date: June 21, 2014  3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   

Come hear BlueBarrel's founder, Jesse Froehlich, speak about the whats, whys & hows of rainwater harvesting. Read More...

Live Demo at the Sonoma-Marin Fair!

Start: June 18, 2014    End: June 22, 2014

Drop by the Wine Garden at the Sonoma-Marin Fair to see a 3-barrel BlueBarrel Rainwater Catchment System Demo. Read More...

UC Extension Course: Practical Applications for Green Roofs and Rainwater Harvesting

Start: June 12, 2014  9:00 am    End: June 13, 2014  4:30 pm

Rainwater capture and green roofs are two techniques that are used in tandem or as stand-alones to reduce storm water impacts, save energy costs, achieve LEED certification and create more desirable living and working spaces. BlueBarrel founder, Jesse Froehlich co-teaches this 2-day course with green roof expert, Haven Kiers. Gain a thorough understanding... Read More...

Sonoma/Marin Eco-Friendly Garden Tour

Date: May 17, 2014  10:00 am to 4:00 pm   

Th­is free self-guided tour, in its fourth year, highlights practices sensitive to our local environment. At each location a professional landscaper, designer or homeowner will be available to provide information on the garden and answer questions. Read More...

Rainwater Talk with the Davis Permaculture Guild

Date: May 1, 2014  6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   

May's meeting will revolve around rainwater harvesting with BlueBarrel's Jesse Froehlich as a guest speaker. In a casual setting, we will discuss approaches to rainwater harvesting at many different scales, and especially in dry climates like the Sacramento valley. Read More...

BlueBarrel is Santa Rosa's Guest Instagrammer!

Date: April 30, 2014  10:00 am to 11:55 pm   

Follow @SRBiz on Instagram to get new photos from BlueBarrel all day long (April 30 only)! See our fresh approach to rainwater harvesting and get inspired to build your own. Read More...

Hands-On Installation Workshop in Davis!

Date: April 26, 2014  9:00 am to 3:00 pm   

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..... Read More...

Integrated Solutions for Drought with Brad Lancaster in Petaluma

Date: April 17, 2014  6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   

Brad Lancaster shares the stage with OAEC's Brock Dolman and Daily Acts' Trathen Heckman to address simple and effective ways to enhance the natural abundance of your home, community, and the larger world... Read More...

Small Farm Site Selection & Design in Rancho Cordova

Date: April 12, 2014  3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   

This 3-hour course taught by BlueBarrel's founder, Jesse Froehlich, addresses site selection, analysis and design. Topics include water and energy efficiency, soil building, access efficiency and structure placement... Read More...

Live BlueBarrel System Demo in Santa Rosa

Start: April 1, 2014    End: April 30, 2014

Visit the Summit State Bank's Santa Rosa branch to see a live demo of a 2-Barrel BlueBarrel System. Enter our raffle for a $50 discount on your own DIY RainKit! Read More...

11th Annual Water Conservation Showcase

Start: March 25, 2014  9:00 am   

Come see BlueBarrel's live demo at the USGBC's annual Water Conservation Showcase! The showcase brings together experts, innovative products and services, and the sustainable development community to address one of California's largest concerns: WATER..... Read More...

Hands-On Installation Workshop in Santa Rosa!

Start: March 8, 2014  9:00 am   

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... Read More...

Brad Lancaster: Turning Drains Into Sponges and Water Scarcity Into Water Abundance

Start: February 11, 2014  9:30 am   

Drylands rainwater harvesting guru Brad Lancaster shares eight universal principles of water harvesting along with simple strategies that turn water scarcity into water abundance and floods into opportunity. Read More...

Hands-On Installation Workshop in Berkeley!

Date: October 13, 2013  1:00 pm to 6:00 pm   

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. Read More...

Partnership Opportunities for Rainwater Harvesting

Start: September 10, 2013  10:00 am   

The Sonoma County Greywater/Rainwater Working Group meets quarterly to discuss policy, projects, and local action related to alternative water sources. At the next meeting, BlueBarrel will present synergies with public agencies, schools, and others interested in partnering to make rainwater harvesting projects happen locally. Read More...

Rainwater Talk at the Sonoma County Fair

Start: August 11, 2013  2:00 pm   

Come hear BlueBarrel's founder, Jesse Froehlich, speak about the whats, whys & hows of rainwater harvesting. Read More...

Rainwater Talk at the Sonoma County Fair

Start: August 7, 2013  1:00 pm   

Come hear BlueBarrel's founder, Jesse Froehlich, speak about the whats, whys & hows of rainwater harvesting. Read More...

Rainwater Talk at the Sonoma County Fair

Start: July 30, 2013  6:00 pm   

Come hear BlueBarrel's founder, Jesse Froehlich, speak about the whats, why's & hows of rainwater harvesting. Read More...

Live Demo at the Sonoma County Fair

Start: July 25, 2013    End: August 11, 2013

Visit the Greentivities center at the Sonoma County Fair to see a live demo of a BlueBarrel Rainwater Catchment System! Read More...

Rainwater & Greywater Talk at Elk Grove Greener Gardens Festival

Start: April 13, 2013  11:20 am   

Come learn about rainwater harvesting and greywater systems - two greener ways to irrigate your garden! Read More...

Hands-On Installation Workshop in Windsor!

Start: July 22, 2012  9:00 am   

Join us at a hands-on rainwater harvesting workshop in Windsor! We will work together to build a real-live 12-barrel system! Read More...

Hands-On Installation Workshop in Novato!

Start: April 21, 2012  8:00 am   

Join us at a hands-on rainwater harvesting workshop in Novato! We will work together to build a 3-barrel system AND a 4-barrel system! Read More...