Rain Barrel Raffle Winner

Congratulations to this year’s rain barrel raffle winner: David Eaton!!

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And a huge thanks to everyone who came to see us at the H&G Show!

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Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Distribution

Oklahoma receives an average rainfall of 36 inches per year. Rain barrels are a simple, eco-friendly way to store and use rain water captured by your roof’s gutter system. Rain barrels can save you money by providing free H2O to help water your lawn and garden, or even wash your car. A rain barrel distribution event is coming soon to your area. To place an order for a reasonably-priced rain barrel and accessories, visit http://www.upcyclerainbarrel.com

 

Don’t forget to visit us at the H&G Show in just 2 weeks!  We will have rain barrels and compost bins on display and you can even enter a raffle to win a rain barrel for free!!

Oklahoma City Newsletter Featurette

The EPA Region 6 Stormwater Conference was featured in Oklahoma City’s Downstream newsletter this quarter!

In October, Oklahoma City hosted the 18th Annual EPA Stormwater Conference in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Texas A&M University-Kingsville and the States of Region 6. Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett kicked off the conference on Tuesday morning. Keynote speakers throughout the week included Debra Nagle, Barry Fagan, Newton Tedder, and Dr. Anand D. Jayakaran.

To read the full article and catch up on stormwater news in Oklahoma City, you can view the full newsletter here:

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Oklahoma H+G Show

Mark your calendars!  COSWA will be participating in the Oklahoma Home + Garden Show January 15-17, 2016!

Visit Booth 1651 to learn about rain gardens, permeable pavement, and how to build your own rain barrel.  Be sure to enter our drawing for a chance to win your very own rain barrel!

Photos from the 2015 H+G Show:

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The H+G Show will be held at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds and tickets will be $12 for adults (save $2 by buying your tickets online) and kids under 12 are free.  For more information about the H+G Show, please visit their website.