Murphysboro, IL Jackson County Health Department Rain Barrel Sale

This rain barrel sale is for Jackson County (IL) residents only. Proof of county residency is required.

The Jackson County Rain Barrel Pilot Program promotes local green infrastructure and is a great way to conserve water. A rain barrel captures rainwater from a roof and saves it for later uses, such as watering gardens, flowers, indoor plants, washing a car, or helping to fill a swimming pool. is pleased to supply low-cost, high quality, rain barrels to residents of Jackson County, Illinois through this unique pilot program. The rain barrel sale is locally organized by the Jackson Co. Health Department, with funding support from the Jackson County Board, and is strictly limited to residents of Jackson County, Illinois.

Through this unique sale, one $30 rain barrel subsidy is available at check out per Jackson County address. Use code JCHDSUBSIDY at checkout to get your discounted barrel. Subsidized rain barrels include: a leaf and mosquito filter basket, spigot/tap, overflow adaptor and overflow hose. Additional barrels may be purchased without a subsidy. All barrels purchased through the Jackson County Rain Barrel Pilot Program MUST BE picked up on June 7, 2024 from 12 PM – 6 PM, at the U of I Extension office, at 402 Ava Road, Murphysboro.

See our FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQS) for product specific questions or contact [email protected]. For location specific questions, contact Angie Kuehl, [email protected] or call 618-684-3143, ext. 136. 

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