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Free Rain Barrel Program for Unincorporated Maine Township Residents

Maine Township, in conjunction with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD), is pleased to offer free rain barrels to our residents in Unincorporated Maine Township. In order to qualify for a free rain barrel you must be an owner/resident of property located in Unincorporated Maine Township and the rain barrel must be for use in Unincorporated Maine Township.

You are allowed to order up to four (4) free rain barrels. Each rain barrel consist of:
  • 55 gallon rain barrel 36″ in height
  • Comes complete with all brass spigot, nuts, gasket with standard garden hose connection
  • Powder coated stainless steel screen
  • Child proof locking lid with screws
  • Two sided connectable overflow hose with hose clip
  • Overflow connecting feature to the second barrel
  • Installation and Maintenance Instructions
Please complete the required Application and Waiver and Release forms (original signatures are required). The rain barrels will be delivered by a contractor of MWRD directly to your home. Delivery is averaging around 10 weeks once the order has been placed. All residents are responsible for installing the rain barrels themselves.

Return both forms to Maine Township to the attention of Doriene Prorak, Maine Township, 1700 Ballard Road, Park Ridge, IL 60068. This program will end on December 31, 2016. If you have any questions, please contact Doriene Prorak at 847-297-2510 x237.

Rain Barrel Installation Video

Rain Barrel Installation Instructions
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