Make your own Rain Water Barrels

If you have a few 200 litre drums laying around the yard, or you can get your hands on some, then this project may be worth your time and effort.

Most people are keen to save their stormwater and reuse it in the garden. Apart from figuring things out yourself there aren’t too many practical steps given to these ideals that everyone purports.

Fortunately, the City of Bremerton have a PDF brochure that you can download and if you can do it without pictures all the steps are outlined here.

Interesting to note that the PDF brochure advises that it will cost $30 while the online steps suggest only $20. Maybe those PDF’s cost more – lol. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Additionally, we participates in various other affiliate programs, and we sometimes get a commission through purchases made through our links.