Pasadena Water & Power Department (PWP) customers (and customers from other cities)* can receive expert advice on cutting their irrigation bills with California-friendly plants, plus get bargain-priced rain barrels at a free Drought Tolerant Landscape & Rain Barrel Event workshop.
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Descanso Gardens
Space is limited.
*This event is co-hosted by PWP, City of Burbank, City of Glendale, City of South Pasadena, Crescenta Valley Water District and Foothill Municipal Water District.
– PWP customers can reserve their seats now by visiting the Pasadena Citizen Service Center’s website or by calling (626) 744-7311.
Receive a free rain barrel at the workshop by doing the following:
- Participants must purchase one rain barrel in advance at www.RainBarrelsIntl.com by Wednesday, Sept. 10 (click the “Events” tab and choose “Descanso Gardens).
- The $85 barrels come in a choice of black or terra cotta, with a brass spigot that attaches to any garden hose.
- Residents can then apply for a $100 rain barrel rebate through Metropolitan Water District’s website.
Note: Workshop attendees are not required to purchase a rain barrel.
During the four-hour event, a landscape expert will show participants how to maximize their water-bill savings by choosing drought-tolerant plants and ground-cover. Participants will also learn tips for putting their rain barrels to work, capturing rooftop runoff and providing backyard plants with chemical-free and nutrient-rich water.
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