WQF Rain Barrel Initiative


Classic_Ivy_Glamor_Web_400x572Ivy Key Features

50 gallon capacity

100% made in the USA

Made of recycled plastic

Two large overflow ports to handle heavy rains

Child-resistant lid for extra safety



The Forum has a small inventory of Ivy rain barrels left from previous sales.  If you are interested in purchasing one ($70), please call Kellie at 865-974-2151 or email (kcaughor@utk.edu).  She will provide more information on how to purchase.



13248582_1715349708717523_1057129365916638064_o“MAKE IT, TAKE IT” RAIN BARREL WORKSHOPS

These workshops are designed for you to walk out of the workshop with knowledge on how rain barrels functions, an understanding of their benefits and how to install them.  Plus, you receive important stormwater information all homeowners should know to be good stewards of our environment! You must register to attend a workshop.





Knoxville Rain Barrel Workshop — Saturday March 24th, 2018 from 10-12

Bearden Branch Library 100 Golf Club Road Knoxville, TN

Oak Ridge Rain Barrel Workshop — Saturday March 31st, 2018 from 10-12

Central Services Complex 100 Woodbury Lane Oak Ridge, TN

Town of Farragut Rain Barrel Workshop — Saturday May 19th, 2018 from 10-12

Farragut Town Hall 11408 Municipal Center Dr Farragut, TN

To register for ANY of these workshops please contact Kellie Caughorn at the UT Water Resources Research Center via email (kcaughor@utk.edu) or phone (865-974-2151). Be sure to know which workshop you would like to register for, the number of barrels you would like, the number of people in your party, and contact information.


This flyer has the event information for each workshop and how to register,  download and share it with your friends!




This year’s Ivy presale has come to an end. Be sure to check back next Spring for info on next year’s sale! There are a small handful of extra barrels, and you can still purchase these Ivy Rain Barrels while supplies last.

Ivy Rain Barrel Presale has begun! We will be running distribution sites for all pre-sold Ivy Rain Barrels where you can pick up any barrels you ordered or stop by and purchase any surplus.

To order, please visit this link! (Check back for next year’s link)

These beautiful barrels are being offered for a special rate of $70 (Retail: $129).

This year, the Water Quality Forum will be partnering with more municipalities to bring these wonderful Ivy Rain Barrels closer to you! Once you have placed your order, remember to show up to the correct distribution site on the distribution date to pick up your barrel.

Current Distribution Dates and Locations: (Check back for next year’s locations and dates)

Farragut: 29th March 2018 from 11AM-2PM

Farragut Town Hall 11408 Municipal Center Drive Farragut, TN 37934 

Knoxville: 9th June 2018 from 10AM-2PM

UT Gardens 2518 Jacob Dr, Knoxville, TN 37996

Oak Ridge: 9th June 2018 from 8AM-12PM

Farmers Market at Jackson Square 27 E Tennessee Ave., Oak Ridge, TN 37830


Please contact us at contact@waterqualityforum.org with questions.


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