Rain Barrels

After an overwhelmingly positive response from the community, West Basin has reached capacity for this season’s distribution events. Thank you for making a successful program possible! 

To be notified about future free rain barrel distribution opportunities, please sign up to be added to the program interest list:

Rain Barrel Program Interest List

Date Location Time
Saturday, September 24, 2022 Palos Verdes High School (Palos Verdes Estates) 8am – 11am
Saturday, October 8, 2022 Lawndale High School (Lawndale) 8am – 11am
Saturday October 29, 2022 Redondo Beach Union High School (Redondo Beach) 8am – 11am
Saturday, November 5, 2022 Morningside High School (Inglewood) 8am – 11am
Saturday, November 19, 2022 Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility (El Segundo)

Registration is Closed

8am – 11am

Download Program Flyer


Benefits of a Rain Barrel 

  • Rain barrels reduce stormwater runoff by collecting and reusing rain water.
  • Reusing rain water helps save water and money.
  • A rainwater capture feature, such as a rain barrel, is also a requirement for West Basin’s Grass Replacement Rebate Program, which starts at $3 per square foot of grass removed.

Eligibility Requirements 

  • Must reside within West Basin’s service area to participate (click here to check your address location https://www.westbasin.org/about-us/what-we-do/service-area/)
  • Must not have received two rain barrels from prior events (two rain barrels are the maximum per address)
  • Must provide photos of your installed rain barrel(s) within 30 days of receiving them. (submit photos here: https://arcg.is/Kqrz)

Frequently Asked Questions & Other Resources

How Do You Install a Rain Barrel?

What Other Resources are Available?

YouTube has a good collection of videos that explain how to set up and use a rain barrel, how to maintain your barrel, and a variety of other rain barrel-related topics. Other resources, including how to make your own rain barrel, are provided in the dropdown below

The Metropolitan Water District also offers $35 rebates for the purchase of rain barrels. More information can be found at the Metropolitan website.

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