Employees of the City Palo Alto Rain Barrel Program

Sale is closed, if interested in purchasing a rain barrel please visit: www.rainbarrelprogram.org/paloalto

$80 before rebates are applied
See below for rebate details offered in your community.
  Limit of two rain barrels per employee.

For a limited time, City of Palo Alto employees can purchase up to two high-quality Classic Black 50-gallon Ivy Rain Barrels, for $80 each (pre-tax)—a 40% discount from the $130 retail value. All sales are final. Deadline for online ordering is 11pm PST, Saturday, November 20. Additional rebate offer information is listed below. For more information, email cleanbay@citypaloalto.org, or call (650) 329-2122.


 How to purchase a rain barrel: Before purchasing your rain barrel, please review and sign this waiver. Then, click the Buy Now button below to make your purchase. Barrels are limited to two per employee. 


 Where and when to pick up your rain barrel: Rain barrels will be distributed at the City of Palo Alto Municipal Service Center (MSC) on Saturday, December 4, from 9am-noon.   Be sure to bring your purchase confirmation email to the pick-up event. Barrels fit easily in the backseat of most four-door sedans or hatchbacks and can be nested. Each rain barrel weighs 16 pounds. Please note that rain barrels cannot be shipped to you.  


How to set up your rain barrel!  Instructions are included with the rain barrel, and you can also watch this assembly and installation video.


Additional Rebate Information

If you are a City of Palo Alto resident, the City and Valley Water offer a combined $70 rebate per rain barrel. For those who receive a rebate, the cost for a rain barrel will be $10 (excluding tax) during the limited pilot period. Visit City of Palo Alto Rain Barrel Rebate webpage for more information, and contact
cleanbay@cityofpaloalto.org for more information.


If you are a Valley Water customer not residing in Palo Alto, review the Valley Water website for rebate opportunities based on your city of residence and apply online. Contact Valley Water directly with questions at conservation@valleywater.org.


If you are a San Mateo County resident visit flowstobay.org for rebate opportunities based on your city of residence or water district. Contact San Mateo County Water Pollution Prevention Program directly with questions at  info@flowstobay.org.

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    Normal Retail Price $130.00

    The Ivy rain barrel comes with everything you need to assemble, collect, and use rainwater. Barrels can easily be daisy chained with no added cost. All components included, even a 6’ long overflow hose!

      Daisy chain 2 or more.  Easy to get home.

    Ivy's Best In Class Features



    100% recycled. Dark in color to prevent algae growth.
    Overflow and Locking Lid

    Overflow and Locking Lid

    Large overflow hose included to divert excess water. Ivy comes with two ports to easily link two or more.
    Screened Inlet

    Screened Inlet

    Filters debris and protects against mosquito breeding. Ring pops out for cleaning screen.
    Lower Port

    Lower Port

    3/4" HDPE ball valve easily connects to garden hose. Fully drains to prevent stagnate water.
    Link Two

    Link Two

    Use existing overflow hose to connect two or more barrels.

    Ivy provides a new era of design innovation at an economical price. All parts are included for simple installation.

    • Made in the USA using 100% recycled materials!
    • 50-gallon capacity – perfect for homeowners
    • Locking child-proof lid, stable when full, mosquito resistant
    • Two overflow ports and screened inlet (best in class!)
    • 3/4" ball valve connects to garden hose
    • Gravity fed—no pumps required
    • Easily transport up to three Ivy barrels in a mid-size sedan
    • Dimensions 42.5"H x 22"D
    • Link multiple Ivy Rain Barrels using the existing overflow hose.
    • Installation instructions
    • Rain barrel accessory installation
    • Maintenance will be needed
    • 2 Year warranty

    Top Four Reasons to Harvest Rainwater

      • Protect our rivers and streams from runoff pollution
      • Use rainwater to grow healthy and lush plants
      • Supplement your water supply
      • Rainwater is a free resource that's easy to harvest and use!

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