Workshop aims to catch the rain

first_img Sponsored Content Print Article Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day “There are no added chemicals and rainwater is usually soft and free of dissolved minerals,” he said.Space is limited for the “Make and Take Rain Barrel Workshop” so those who would like to participate are encouraged to register early by calling the Pike County Extension Office at 334-566-0985. Pre-payment and registration is required by Nov. 11. Book Nook to reopen By The Penny Hoarder You Might Like PCBOE renews superintendent’s contract The Pike County Board of Education renewed Superintendent Dr. Mark Bazzell’s contract for five years at its Monday meeting. Linda… read more Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Email the author The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Latest Stories The Alabama Cooperative Extension System will join the Alabama Clean Partnership to host a “Make and Take Rain Barrel Workshop” from 10 a.m. until noon on Nov. 15 at the Pike County Extension Office.The cost of the workshop is $35.Participants will learn about watersheds, nonpoint source pollution, the importance of water conservation, water harvesting and a brief introduction to rain gardens,” said Grant Lyons, Pike County Extension coordinator. “Each participant will construct and leave the workshop with a completed rain barrel.” “Rain barrel water is easily accessible and it saves money,” Lyons said. “Why pay utilities for water for your lawn and garden when you can collect rainwater for free?”And, if those aren’t reasons enough to make a rain barrel, Lyons said an added incentive is that plants will love the rainwater. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Workshop aims to catch the rain Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Published 10:59 pm Monday, October 31, 2011 Skip Lyons said there are several reasons for using rain barrels.“Drought or no drought, we all need to conserve our water as both groundwater and freshwater supplies are limited,” he said. “Rain barrels help reduce runoff. For example, if a roof is 1,200-square-feet, then one inch of rainwater equals about 700 gallons of water. We can harvest this rainwater which otherwise would be lost to runoff.”Runoff can cause erosion, carry fertilizers, pesticides and other chemicals. By Jaine Treadwell Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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