Henry holding rain barrel workshop

Henry County will host a stormwater barrel workshop on June 25. Those attending the event will leave with their own stormwater barrel. (Special Photo)

McDONOUGH — The Henry County Stormwater Department is hosting another Make-and-Take Rain Barrel Workshop on Tuesday, June 25.

The workshop will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Stormwater Management Office, located at 347 Phillips Drive in McDonough.

According to a release from the county, the workshop will focus on rainwater harvesting, managing stormwater at its source and using it for outdoor chores such as car washing as well as the watering of plants, flower gardens, lawns, shrubs, trees and other landscaping.

The event is free but the participation in the event is limited to the first 10 people who sign up.

Participants are required to be Henry County residents, and the county is limiting distribution to one barrel per participant and one barrel per household.

Those who participate in the event will need to supply driver’s licenses and/or state ID to verify county residency and the household. Minors will need to be accompanied by an adult.

For more information and to sign up, contact Angelo Teachout, environmental outreach coordinator for the Henry County Stormwater Department, at ateachout@co.henry.ga.us, or call the department at 770-288-7244.

Government Reporter

A native of Hampton, Georgia, Joe Adgie has worked for the Valdosta Daily Times, Clayton News, Rockdale Citizen and Newton Citizen. Adgie joined the Henry Herald in April 2018.

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