March 28, 2011

DEP Announces 2011 Rain Barrel Give Away Program

Brooklyn Greenway Initiative is making stormwater management a priority, and now you can too!

DEP’s 2011 Rain Barrel Give Away Program will be held in Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and the Bronx on the following dates this spring:

Brooklyn
Saturday, April 16, 2011
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Marine Park Parking Lot
Avenue U

Queens
Saturday, April 30, 2011
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Cunningham Park
196th Place & Union Turnpike

The Bronx
Saturday, May 7, 2011
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Pelham Bay Park
Middletown Road  Parking Lot
Off Stadium Avenue

Staten Island
Saturday, May 7, 2011
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
College of Staten Island
2800 Victory Boulevard

Please note: Rain Barrels will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis, one per household. You must live in a single-family or attached two-family home to participate.

Check DEP’s website for more information: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dep/html/stormwater/rainbarrel.shtml

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