Do-it-yourself rain barrel kits will be offered for sale to Roswell residents June 18-29. They can be ordered online and picked up at the Roswell Recycling Center. AJC FILE

Roswell offers rain barrel kits to residents

Roswell residents will have the opportunity to buy do-it-yourself rain barrel kits, a program of the city and Keep Roswell Beautiful.

The $30 kits will be available from Tuesday, June 18, through Saturday, June 29, according to a city announcement. The offer is limited to Roswell residents, one barrel per household. To order:

Kits can be purchased online and picked up at the Roswell Recycling Center, 11570 Maxwell Road. The center is open 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday–Thursday; 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

Purchasers will receive all the materials needed to build a rain barrel, including a 55-gallon food-grade drum and fittings to attach it to a downspout; the only tool needed will be a drill (as well as a vehicle large enough to transport the 55-gallon barrel home).

Information: Vicki Culbreth,, or

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