Some years ago, we got
three rain barrels from WMEAC
, to slow water running off of our roof, extending the time that our plants get watered, and reducing the amount of water that flows down the gutters of our street, into our neighborhood's wetland, our unnamed creek, and downstream into Carl Creek and the Grand River.
OK, so we are green and among the cultural creatives, and want to help, so we aquired the three rain barrels, and asked our handyman to install them. He did a good job, but I was still pissed at all the . . .
Our installation is kinda fire-and-forget. Some people hook their up to a tap so they can fill a watering can from it. We don't; just letting the soaker hoses do their thing. Oh, but don't forget the . . .