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Free Rain Barrel Program

Terra cotta rain barrel attached to downspout.

Columbus Department of Public Utilities (DPU) customers who participate in the low income or senior discount programs for their DPU water bill can receive a FREE rain barrel with your Community Backyards voucher. Interested? Please first sign up for the low income and/or senior discount program at DPU if you aren't already signed up. Then, participate in the Community Backyards program either via the online course or attend a workshop. After you participate, please contact us to fill out the paperwork and get your free rain barrel! 

You must be a Columbus Public Utilities customer that receives the low income and/or senior discounts in order to apply for a free rain barrel. Quantity is limited and subject to availability.  

Questions? Ready to apply for a free rain barrel? Contact us via email or give us a call at 614-486-9613.

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