Residents invited to save for a rainy day by making a rain barrel

Dallas Water Utilities will host a rain barrel making class taught by Water Resources Extension Program Specialist Dotty Woodson. Participants will learn how to build a 55-gallon rain barrel and discuss how to install an efficient irrigation system.  Cost for the class, which is open to Dallas Water Utilities customers only is $50 for each barrel (covers cost of rain barrel and materials)  Note: Rain barrels are 24 inches in diameter and 36 inches tall. Please bring a vehicle large enough to haul your rain barrel(s) home.

When:            6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday May 10

Where:          Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center, Whitehurst  Atrium, 17360 Coit Road.

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