News & Updates
For Immediate Release
March 27, 2019
An informational workshop offered by the Board of Water Supply (BWS) and Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOHXG) explains how collecting rain water reduces the amount of drinking water used for irrigating landscapes. Participants will learn about rain barrel catchment systems, important construction points, installation, and effective maintenance techniques.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
10:30 a.m. to noon
Halawa Xeriscape Garden
99-1268 Iwaena Street
Halawa Valley’s Central Park Industrial Area
$35 fee includes class lecture and one pre-drilled, 55-gallon water catchment barrel with one hose bib to be transported and installed by the participant.
$5 for general public and Friends of Halawa membership “Friend” level
Free for supporting, corporate and lifetime memberships
Rain Barrel Catchment is an effective technique for outdoor water conservation. Rain barrels are used to collect rain water outside a structure that can be used for outdoor purposes, such as watering landscapes, which helps save water and save money.
One rain barrel per household is available only to those who attend the lecture. Participants must have a vehicle large enough to transport the barrel -- no delivery or storage services are available.
Advanced registration is required. Registration begins on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 and closes at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 or when all spaces are filled. Call (808) 748-5315 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register. BWS security and workshop registration requires submittal of participants full name, home address, phone number, and email address where applicable.
A photo is attached for your consideration and use. The photo is courtesy of the Board of Water Supply.
Community Relations Specialist
Honolulu Board of Water Supply
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