From the county's Dept of Watershed Mgt via the Civic Association Network listserv: DWM to Host Rain Barrel Workshop. DECATUR - The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) will host a rain barrel workshop for DeKalb citizens on Saturday, March 12, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Tucker Recreation Center, 4898 Lavista Road in Tucker. Collecting rainwater in rain barrels for use during dry months is an excellent way to conserve water and reduce water bills. During the workshop, citizens will be instructed on rain barrel maintenance and water conservation landscaping.
The rain barrel workshop is open to the first 30 DeKalb County residents who sign up. This is a "hands on" workshop where residents will make their own rain barrels with DWM assistance.
The cost of the workshop is $30, which includes all the materials to make your very own barrel. The deadline to register is Monday, March 7.
Register online at www.dekalbwatershed.com under the Public Education section, or by contacting Alicia Pennie at (770) 621-7266 or firstname.lastname@example.org.