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Old 06-30-2011, 09:33 AM   #16
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I think that Colorado law was overturned or at least given several exemptions a couple years ago (Google Colorado Senate Bill 09-080)

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Old 06-30-2011, 10:23 PM   #17
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I used a couple of old whiskey casks for rain barrels..found them at a local "green" products place. worked great last summer, and so far this one as well.
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Are there any problems with mosquitos with using rain barrels?
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Are there any problems with mosquitos with using rain barrels?
I have some that are sealed really well; so they don't get Mosquitos. One has a loose lid and I keep BT dunks in it.
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Are there any problems with mosquitos with using rain barrels?
Most commercial barrels have a fine screen over the inlet to keep insects and debris from the roof and gutters out of the barrel. You just need to clear it and the downspout out every so often if you have a lot of trees so they don't clog up.
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I'm guessing the same Colorado entity that owns the rain also owns the utility company. Can't charge for what you don't meter.

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