Rain Barrel

Sale price $85.00 Regular price $100.00

Your purchase includes: 1 rain barrel, brass tap, outlet cap, and adapter. Hose kits sold separately.

 Why choose this barrel?

  • High quality plastic lasts a long time
  • Can be used alone or in a series
  • Easy to set up and maintain
  • Supports a local Calgary business and the Green Calgary charity


  • 50 gallon barrel available in blue or white
  • Reused food grade barrel
  • Approximately 3 feet tall by 2 feet wide
  • Closed top barrel with 4” mesh opening
  • 2 outlets near the top: one for overflow and one for connecting another barrel (second outlet can be capped off if using barrel alone)
  • One outlet fitted for the brass tap at the bottom for retrieving rain water

 Set up:

  • Place barrel on a sturdy support (such as cinder blocks), high enough to allow a watering can or pail under the tap
  • Cut downspout so that it fits directly over the mesh opening of the barrel
  • Attach at overflow hose (sold separately): Fasten the hose with the clamp provided to one of the top outlets and direct the hose into a nearby tree, shrub or garden (can be cut to desired length)


  • Delivery is available for residences in Calgary only.
  • If you still want a rain barrel and are located outside Calgary or in the Calgary CMA (including Airdrie, Chestermere, Cochrane, Okotoks, Irricana, Beiseiker, Crossfield, or Rocky View County), please email products@greencalgary.org and we'll try to accommodate you.
  • Delivery fees are broken down as follows:
  • $18 for 1-2 barrels plus accessories, $28 for three barrels, $38 for four barrels, $48 for five barrels; 6+ barrels will be by special order online and will require coordination with Green Calgary staff
  • We will make an effort to ship all orders promptly, but please be patient.


  • Pickup options are available from April to June on Saturdays at locations around the city.
  • Please select a date and location that fits your schedule.
  • Prior to the pickup date, you will be emailed to let you know your pickup time and additional pickup information.
  • Please wear a mask when you arrive onsite and follow COVID-19 protocols.
  • If you selected the incorrect pickup date/location, please email products@greencalgary.org to correct the date/location.

2 Year Warranty with receipt

Installation Video

N.B. Please leave your barrel for 3 days before installation to allow any potential coronavirus to die on the barrel. If you handle your barrel before that time, please wash your hands thoroughly.