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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Rain Barrel Community Program

Rain can help save water for our future

Andover is encouraging residents to harvest and save rainwater by offering 40% off the retail of a price Great American Rain Barrel! By ordering your rain barrel from The Great American Rain Barrel Company, residents are able to purchase rain barrels for just 69$ each.  Residents have three styles to choose from and may also purchase diverters and river rocks through this program. 

Orders are to be placed with The Great American Rain Barrel Company directly by either calling 1-800-251-2352 or simply shopping on their website by visiting www.greatamericanrainbarrel.com/community/. You will need to first select Massachusetts, then Andover from the drop downs to view the details of this promotion. 

Please note that orders must be placed by midnight on May 6th, 2019, no exceptions. The rain barrels will be delivered to Andover's Water Treatment Plant at 397 Lowell Street Monday, May 13th from 6 pm to 8 pm. Residents are responsible for the pickup and transportation of rain barrels from the Treatment Plant to homes so please plan accordingly. There is no point of sale or storage available on the pickup day. Some assembly may be required. Please direct questions to The Great American Rain Barrel Company by calling 1-800-251-2352 or by email at info@tgarb.com

REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD PURCHASE A RAIN BARREL

• Save approximately $200 in annual water bills with a 60-gallon rain barrel

• Help stressed trees and gardens during dry spells. In 2016, 48% of towns in MA had water bans

• Rainwater has no chemicals, chlorine or fluoride – great for plants and lawn

• One rain barrel can pay for itself in one season

• You can help Andover manage drinking water resources and stormwater runoff

ABOUT THE GREAT AMERICAN RAIN BARREL

• 100% re-purposed rain barrels produced in Massachusetts

• Most durable rain barrels on the market: 3/16” wall thickness

• Last for years when properly drained & stored for winter

• Screen filtered to keep mosquitoes out

• Several rain barrels can be linked together — easy 5-minute setup

• Available Colors: Forest Green, Earth Brown, and Nantucket Grey. Also available unpainted

Andover Rain Barrel Promotional Flyer
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