Rain Barrel Program

The County is providing FREE rain barrels to homeowners in the City of Syracuse.

Almost 1800 rain barrels have been distributed to residents to date.STR Rain Barrel

In order to receive a rain barrel, homeowners must attend a brief instructional rain barrel workshop.

Participants will also be required to sign a Rain Barrel Agreement Form. Forms will be provided at the workshops.

To assist everyone who receives a rain barrel, we have developed a companion guide to installing and maintaining your rain barrel.

Click here to download the guide.

Rain barrel schedule for 2017 – coming soon!

QUESTIONS? Contact us!


Past workshops:

September 10, 2016 10:30 AM or 12:30 PM
Workshops at Save the Rain Clean Water Fair event at the Clinton Storage Facility, in the Trolley Lot in Armory Square (located behind the MoST)

August 24, 2016 6:00 PM
Workshop at Mundy Branch Library, 1204 S Geddes St, Syracuse

AUGUST 18 at 6 PM
RESCHEDULED from July 12, 2016 at 6:00 PM)
Workshop at Southwest Community Center, 401 South Ave, Syracuse



July 30, 2016 at 1:00 PM or 3:00 PM
Workshops at Blue Rain ECOFest, Located at City Hall Atrium, 233 E. Washington Street, Syracuse

Stage of Nations Blue Rain ECOFest Logo

June 4, 2016 at 10:00 AM or 12:30 PM
Workshops at Westcott Art on the Porches, Located at Westcott Community Center, 826 Euclid Ave, Syracuse

2016 Westcott RB class


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