Rain Barrels

West Basin Free Rain Barrel Distribution Program

West Basin offers free rain barrels to qualifying homes in the service area. During the 2020-2021 program year, 1,000 rain barrels were distributed to residents through a contactless home delivery pilot program in order to comply with COVID-19 safety protocols.

TEST As of June 21, all rain barrels have been allocated and reservations are no longer being accepted. To be added to an interest list for the 2021-2022 rain barrel program, please visit the link below.


While the free rain barrel distribution program is currently on hold until later this year, residents may qualify for a $35 rebate for the purchase of approved rain barrels. To view more information and apply for the rebate, please visit www.socalwatersmart.com.

For more information about West Basin’s home delivery program, view the following video.

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Frequently Asked Questions & Other Resources

How Do You Install a Rain Barrel?

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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 MWD website.

Rain Barrel Home Delivery Program Promotional Tool Kit

For additional information about West Basin’s rain barrel program, including future rain barrel distribution events, continue to check www.westbasin.org/rain-barrels.

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