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Rain Barrel Lottery Giveaway

The City is giving away 150  free rain barrels to help create a more sustainable and resilient City!

The City of Boston is giving away one hundred and fifty free rain barrels via lottery to Boston residents in order to:

  1. Promote Green Infrastructure
  2. Reduce flooding
  3. Improve water quality
  4. Help residents save money on their water bill 💧

Rain barrels are an essential green infrastructure feature that helps create a more sustainable, resilient city.

Get a Free Rain Barrel

Why get a rain barrel?

The average household spends 40% of its summer water usage outdoors. Rain barrels can help you save on your water bill, reduce stormwater runoff and prevent pollutants like oil and debris from entering our waterways. The market price for a 50-gallon rain barrel ranges from $119-160.

Giveaway Rules:

Sign Up for the Rain Barrel Giveaway 

Gmail account needed to sign up. If you don't have a Gmail account, email us!

Timeline:

March 31, 2024: Sign-ups close at 11:59:59 PM EST

April 2024: Recipients announced

May 2024: Rain Barrel pick-ups

Questions? Email green.infrastructure@boston.gov 

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