The Darke Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will be hosting a Rain Barrel Workshop on Wednesday, April 12th at 7:00 pm at the Worch Memorial Public Library (790 South Center St, Versailles, Ohio). A rain barrel is a rain water collection system that stores rooftop runoff to be used later for activities such as lawn and garden watering, car washing or even window cleaning. Rain barrels are connected to your downspout and are a great way to positively impact the environment.
“Darke SWCD is excited to partner with the Worch Memorial Public Library to host this workshop. Promoting the use of rain barrels allows you to put some of that water running down your driveway to beneficial use in your flower bed or garden.” Said Jared Coppess, District Administrator for Darke SWCD. “If you’ve ever been curious about rain barrels, either what they do or why to use one, come join us at this workshop. We will answer your questions and make sure you walk out with a fully assembled rain barrel ready to use at your home.”
Please bring a cordless drill, if you can. If you don’t have one, we will try and arrange one for you to borrow. The fee for this program is $40, which covers the cost of the rain barrel and connecting kit. Pre-registration is required and you can pre-register by calling the Darke SWCD office at 937-548-1752 or visiting our website, www.darkeswcd.com. Space is limited, so register today!