When drought sets in and rain is short, rain barrels can provide that precious water you need for your lawn and garden. This 50 Gallon Rain Barrel in UV Resistant Resin with Diverter Kit can provide up to 50 gallons of pure, unchlorinated water when municipalities declare periods of low water usage. During heavy rain falls, a typical roof can produce hundreds of gallons of water. By saving that water, you can reduce your average water usage by up to 40-Percent. With those kinds of savings, the Rain Vault can pay for itself in just a few seasons.The Rain Vault features an attractive faux oak barrel design so it naturally fits in with your landscape. And the wide variety of colors allows you to even further match your barrel to your home and yard without standing out. Its plastic screen mesh is newly designed to keep out bugs, animals, and debris while still being easy to remove for cleaning and maintenance and is gentle on skin. A front side overflow keeps water from flooding against your outside wall. The flat-back design is one of the most convenient features as it allows your barrel to sit right up against your home so you don't have to worry about purchasing excess downspout parts.These barrels are tough. While most barrels will crack or become brittle in the winter time, the Rain Vault will stay strong. It is still recommended that you drain your barrels when temperatures approach the freezing point. And if you're looking for the best deal for the planet, be sure to get a Rain Vault. These barrels are made of 100-Percent recycled resin. 50 Gallon Rain Barrel in UV Resistant Resin with Diverter Kit Made of UV resistant resin-Will not fade for years Linkable to other barrels for increased capacity using separately sold linking kit Includes rain barrel and diverter High quality brass spigot for hose hook-up and overflow spout Screen to keep out debris, insects, animals and children Dimensions: 31 x 23 x 22 inches Shipping Weight: 25lbs.