Spring Rain Barrel Workshop

The SVSWCD and the City of Harrisonburg will be hosting a Rain Barrel Workshop at the Recycling Convenience Center, located at (2055 Beery Rd, Harrisonburg, VA 22801) on Wednesday, March 27, 2024  from 6:00-8:00 PM.

P.S. ….You do not need to live in the city to attend this event!


During a Workshop Participants will…

Sponsored by the City of Harrisonburg Department of Public Works

  • Convert a heavy plastic pickle barrel into a functional rain barrel
  • Learn how to install and maintain a rain barrel
  • Learn how they impact their local waterways
  • Learn their role in water conservation and water quality protection

Participants are encouraged to: wear comfortable clothes that may get dirty, bring work gloves, and drive a vehicle that you can transport your 55 gallon rain barrel home in. Assistance will be provided for construction of the barrel.  Barrels, tools and other building supplies will be provided.


Registration for 1 rain barrel and 2 participants is $70 (plus tax.) Register and purchase one rain barrel below:


One Rain Barrel



Registration for 2 rain barrels and 2 participants is $130 (plus tax.) Register and purchase two rain barrels below:

Two Rain Barrels

Refunds will incur a 5% fee based on the total original charge and the fee will be deducted from the amount of the refund.

If you have questions call Chelsea Thomas at (540) 534-3055 or email chelsea.thomas@svswcd.org


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Rain Barrel Workshop Flyer – Harrisonburg