San Mateo County - Discounted Rain Barrel Pilot Program
Article Source: San Mateo County - CA
Announcing Our Discounted Rain Barrel Pilot Program
have an exciting announcement! Flows To Bay has officially launched our
discounted rain barrel pilot program. The pilot offers San Mateo County
residents and businesses the opportunity to purchase up to two
high-quality 50-gallon rain barrels for just $80 each. This is a
significant discount from the barrel’s $130retail value.
San Mateo County residents qualify for a rebate that can cover up to
100% of the barrel cost (pre-tax). You can find out how much of a
rebate you qualify foron our website.
pilot program ends on October 31, 2021, so don’t miss out! Once you
place an order, you will need to pick up your rain barrel(s) on
Saturday, November 13, 2021 between 9am and 12pm at the City of San
Mateo Public Works Department.
With San Mateo County in anextreme drought,
it is more important than ever to conserve as much water as possible.
Installing a rain barrel can do just that! By capturing rainwater
during the upcoming wet winter months, rain barrels help cut back
potable water used for irrigation and can help mitigate future drought
conditions by providing storage for drier months.
every inch of rain that falls on a 500 square foot roof area, a rain
barrel can collect 310 gallons. With an average annual rainfall of 25
inches in San Mateo County, the savings can add up!
Rain barrels also provide a host of other benefits, including:
you to water your garden with rainwater, which is better for your
plants because it is free of the additives that go into tap water.
Moderating flooding and decreasing erosion in your yard during the rainy season.
local creeks, the San Francisco Bay, and the Ocean by reducing urban
runoff that transports litter, motor oil, and other pollutants into