Rain Barrels

The City of Brantford offers rain barrels year-round to Brantford residents at the Mohawk Street Landfill. Barrels are $74.00 per unit, including tax. The landfill is open Monday to Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

You can use rain barrels for household needs, such as:

  • Watering your lawn, plants and garden.
  • Washing your car.
  • Cleaning outdoor furniture.
  • Washing garden tools and containers.

Rain barrel features and specifications are available to review. Instructions to install your rain barrel are also available.

You can also save more water when you connect multiple barrels.

Maintenance Instructions

Follow these seasonal maintenance instructions for your rain barrel.


  • Clean your screen once a month to prevent clogging.
  • Check for erosion around your rain barrel.
  • Make sure that the platform is always stable.


  • Drain the barrel and store it in a safe place.
  • Don't leave it out to freeze as it may crack.

Exchange of Rain Barrels and Parts

If your rain barrel has a deficiency while under the one year warranty, please contact us  at 519-759-4150  so an exchange or replacement can be arranged with the supplier.  Exchanges only - no returns.