Rain Barrel Update

Discussion in 'Blogs' started by fortunateson, Jun 19, 2010.


  1. fortunateson

    fortunateson I hate Illinois Nazis!

    I finally finished #2 of 4 rain barrels. For the sake of convenience, I connected it to my first rain barrel. I did this with a short length of hose and a "Y" connector as you can see in the photo. As one barrel fills, so does the other.

    I also drilled an overflow port in the original barrel since my screen was lower than the collar and overflow would create a puddle which frogs and mosquitos were attracted to. I lined the hole with screen. Now both barrels fill to the level of the overflow hole at the same time.

    See attached photo.
     
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  3. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Nice setup!
     

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