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DIY Rainwater Harvesting Workshop – Mansfield
March 20, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - March 26, 2022 @ 6:00 pmFree
Capture water while it is raining this fall to use on your landscape later!
Join our free online workshop to learn the basics of DIY Rainwater Harvesting, then pick up a rain barrel to take home!
Rainwater harvesting is great for North Texas because you can keep some of the rain we get during the spring and fall to use during our hot and dry summers. Even a small roof area can produce a usable amount of water during an average rainfall. From huge cisterns to small DIY barrels, capturing rainwater can be done by anyone.
Attend this workshop to learn the ins and outs of rainwater! No purchase necessary!
- How much water your roof will produce in a year
- Where to put your rain barrel to capture the most water
- How to install a barrel
- How to hook up and use your new water source
- How to build your own 50 gallon rain barrel with just a few supplies from the hardware store
Mansfield, Texas Residents only: Pick up a free rain barrel to pick up on the week of the class!
When this workshop is in-person, attendees get to build their own rain barrel and take it home. Since we are unable to do in-person workshops at this time, in addition to the free workshop, we are offering the option to get a free barrel.
A 50-gallon rain barrel can be reserved and picked up. Date to be announced. Barrels will be available for pick up in Mansfield. More details will be provided upon registration and workshop participation.
This is a free online event. Register to receive information on how to participate.
The workshop will be 45 minutes long and taught by Theresa Thomas and Claire Alford, Tarrant County Master Gardeners.
This event is brought to you by Mansfield Water Utilities and Tarrant Regional Water District.