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Rain Barrels and Cisterns

What are Rain Barrels and Cisterns?

Rain barrels and cisterns are devices that are placed at the end of downspouts to collect rainwater and store it for later use.

Rain Barrels 101 Webinar

Southern Maryland Environmental Stewardship Webinar Series

Recorded June 9, 2020

Speaker, Jackie Takacs, Watershed Restoration Specialist


Rutgers Fact Sheet "Testing and Applying Harvested Water to Irrigate a Vegetable Garden"

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