Corpus Christi Water Rain Barrel Sale Begins

City Initiative Supports Water Conservation

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Corpus Christi Water (CCW) is again selling rain barrels to encourage water conservation. The rain barrels will be available for $47.00 plus tax, with a limit of two barrels per household while supplies last. Payment will be accepted at Central Cashiering at Corpus Christi City Hall at 1201 Leopard Street, where a receipt will be issued.

Rain barrel pick-up will be at the City’s Warehouse Building Number 6 on Civitan Drive, behind Animal Care Services at 2626 Holly Road.

Please arrive with the receipt to pick up the barrels Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Rain barrel specifications:

  • 55-gallon capacity
  • 38-inch height by 24-inch diameter
  • One-fourth turn ball valve connects to a standard hose
  • Built-in fitting at the top and the bottom
  • Bug and debris screen
  • Place under your home’s downspout

A rain barrel is an environmentally friendly way to harvest and utilize rainwater. There are no restrictions on watering with a rain barrel during drought restrictions. Water captured from a rooftop and collected in a rain barrel can be used for gardens, lawns, washing cars and pets, and watering foundations.

For more information, visit or dial 311.

About Corpus Christi Water For 130 years, the City of Corpus Christi has been vital as the water supplier for the region. Our commitment to 500,000 residents across the Coastal Bend is to plan, produce and deliver water that is affordable, drought-proof, sustainable, and reliable.