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.

Additional details on rain barrels such as features, specifications, instructions to install your rain barrel and how to connect multiple barrels to save more water can be found by visiting the Enviro World website.

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.