Deadline to order rain barrels with rebate at midnight
The deadline to order a 50 gallon “Ivy” rain barrels is today at midnight. The barrels are available online for a price of only $67 each. City of San Marcos water customers are eligible for a 50-percent rebate, bringing total cost to only $33.50 each.
Here’s how it works:
1. Purchase your barrels online at www.rainbarrelprogram.org/sanmarcos
2. Pick up your barrels at San Marcos City Hall on Saturday, June 29 between 9 a.m.-noon.
3. City of San Marcos water customers submit rebate application along with copy of purchase receipt.
You do not have to be a resident of San Marcos to purchase the barrels, but only city water customers are eligible for the rebate.
Each barrel comes with all necessary fittings including hose bib and overflow tubing. Installation is easy using either the written instructions or the online video tutorial. The barrels are made in the USA and are 50 percent recycled plastic.
They have a screen to keep out mosquitoes and other pests and a child-proof locking lid for safety. The barrels can be easily linked together for additional capacity, and can be used either with gutters or without.
For more information visit the Rain Water Solutions website at www.rainwatersolutions.com.