Rain Barrels

Rain Barrels

Rain barrels are a great way to catch rain and water your garden the natural yard care way. The City of Everett offers a variety of ways for you to purchase rain barrels. We have sales and workshops to help you modify a rain barrel for use in your yard. 

To learn more about rain barrels, view or download the rain barrel brochure (PDF).

Spring utility bill insert with rain barrel information, view or download Utility insert (PDF) or the Spanish version (PDF)

For more information, contact Apryl Hynes, Senior Public Information & Education Specialist, email or 425-257-8992.

Build a rain barrel

Attend a "Make it, Take it" workshop hosted by Everett Public Works and build your own rain barrel. The fee covers the cost of the 55-gallon barrel and all parts. You must pre-register for the workshop. Space is limited. Workshop may be held outdoors so please dress for weather. Fee is $50, cash or check, made out to the City of Everett. Confirmation of registration and details for workshop will be sent to you, once you have successfully registered.

Workshop date: Thursday, May 18 at 7pm

Register for workshop by email: everettpw@everettwa.gov or by phone: 425-257-8992

Buy a rain barrel

Public Works holds an annual sale for residents to purchase premade rain barrels. The only rain barrel sale for 2023 will be in the fall. Each 55-gallon barrel includes a spigot, overflow, and double screen on top to keep out debris and bugs. Barrel is setup for gutter water collection. Each barrel is $65. Payable by cash or check, made out to the City of Everett.  Sale is will be at Everett Public Works, 3200 Cedar St. The sale is first-come, first-serve.

Rain barrels sales will be back in fall 2023.