Rain Barrels:am making a youth garden,1000 sq ft in a park. Only have a small toolshed roof to collect from. Any advice?

Our budget is tiny. Can't find free or cheap food-grade barrels. Anyone ever done this by recycling hot H2O tanks?

You could do this with H2O tanks if you find one that doesn't leak.  The water your gathering is going to the garded from a roof, do a google search on "graywater" and you'll find lots of different ideas or just follow some links to the right of this page.
kellyleighg (author)  RedneckEngineer7 years ago
Thank you! I will research graywater and if you have any ideas about how to maximize collection from a small roof top, let me know.
rickharris7 years ago
Make a shallow pond and line it with building PVC, you might get this free if you ask around a building site.
kellyleighg (author)  rickharris7 years ago
Thank you for your suggestion. If I can't get a shallow pond approved by the powers that be, so you have any alternate suggestions?