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Annual rain barrel sale is back in Batavia!

The city is hosting the 7th Annual Rain Barrel Sale with The Conservation Foundation and is 

 currently taking orders for your rain barrels, available now until the end of the business day on Wed., April 29. The orders placed online are for credit card purchases only. The Conservation Foundation will also be presenting their Conservation @ Home program and having a discussion about rain barrels and rain gardens at city hall in the council chambers on Tues., April 7 at 6pm. 

The Conservation Foundation rain barrels are 55 gallons each and made from recycled food grade plastic. The rain barrels come equipped with a spigot, garden hose threaded overflow and screw off lid with a screen to keep out bugs and debris, and a one year warranty. There are two options for pricing and delivery: a barrel with standard pick-up or a barrel with home delivery. The prices for these options are $60 or $65 respectively and are the barrels are available in the following colors: black, blue, grey and terra cotta. 

To place an order available for pick up go to anytime from now until April 29. The orders will be delivered Sat., May 2 from 10am–12pm to The Lodge, located along the Fox River at 800 N. River St. Orders for delivery have no end date. If you choose to have home delivery you will be prompted to complete more information on the website. The delivery date will be coordinated with the supplier when enough barrels are purchased in the area. 

For more information on The Conservation Foundation visit their website at: