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Rain Barrel Giveaway Events Announced

Community members can register now for free, 50-gallon rain barrels given at five events in the service area

 

September 15, 2022

West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) announced today that it will host five drive-through rain barrel pick-up events at locations throughout the service area to give away a total of 1500 barrels. The event series will begin on Saturday, September 24, 2022 and conclude on Saturday, November 19. Eligible program participants must register at http://www.westbasin.org/rain-barrels to reserve up to two free 50-gallon rain barrels valued at approximately $80 each.

“The West Basin Board is happy to bring back our popular rain barrel program in person again this year,” said West Basin Board President Donald L. Dear. “These water-saving devices are a way to catch and use any rain that may come this rainy season. Plus, as drought conditions persist, we are seeing how much water we are using outdoors and are looking at our landscapes differently to see how we can become more efficient in the long run. A rain barrel is one of those ways.”

The five cities and dates to pick up a free rain barrel include:

• Palos Verdes Estates, September 24, 2022

• Lawndale, October 8, 2022

• Redondo Beach, October 29, 2022

• Inglewood, November 5, 2022

• El Segundo, November 19, 2022

For the full list of dates, locations, eligibility guidelines, and to sign up for the most convenient event, please visit http://www.westbasin.org/rain-barrels today.

West Basin’s rain barrel program is part of a District-wide water efficiency program that aims to reduce demand on imported water supplies by making conservation and water-efficient practices a way of life. One rain barrel can save up to 620 gallons per year.

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West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) is a wholesale water agency that serves nearly one million people in 17 cities and unincorporated areas in Los Angeles County. West Basin provides imported drinking water, recycled water, as well as conservation and education programs. Through its Water for Tomorrow Program, West Basin is committed to protecting, diversifying, and securing our water supply for the future while continuing a history of innovation and industry leadership. Visit http://www.westbasin.org to learn more.

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Sincerely,

Melissa Buendia

Public Information Specialist

Office: 310.660.6211

Mobile: 310.413.2212

MelissaB@westbasin.org

West Basin Municipal Water District

17140 S. Avalon Blvd., Carson, CA 90746

http://www.westbasin.org

 

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