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60 Gal. Basket Weave Rain Barrel with Integrated Planter and Diverter Kit

Was  $141.12
$99.00 /each

Save $42.12 (30%)  through 10/31/2016

  • Enclosed System keeps out Mosquitoes and other harmful Pests
  • Diverter System causes water to flow into Barrel when its empty
  • Diverter redirects water to downspout when the Barrel is full

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The Emsco Group RESCUE 60 Gal. Basket Weave Rain Water Urn features an integrated planter and an easy-to-install, patented downspout diverter kit which fits 2 in. x 3 in. standard or 3 in. x 4 in. high capacity downspouts. The downspout diverter will automatically keep your rain barrel full when rain has fallen and bypass the rain barrel when full preventing overfilling and overflowing which can cause flooding. This rain barrel kit collects rainwater to be both environmentally-friendly and money-saving by helping reduce your dependence on municipal or well water. In addition, your plants will thrive using pure, soft rain water instead of the processed water from your tap which can contain elements harmful to your plants. An added feature about the diverter system is that it does not have to be removed during the winter season. The diverter and rain barrel can be by-passed so that water flows through the downspout as usual, keeping water from getting into the rain barrel and freezing. The integrated planter can be planted directly into or a pre-arranged floral basket can be used to adorn the top of the rain barrel. The planter area includes a weep hole, allowing excess water to drain out preventing plant stress or death due to over-watering and root rot.

  • Environmentally-friendly decorative water urn collects rain from your downspout to reduce your need for municipal or well water, helping you save money
  • Made from UV-stable, engineered resin for durability with the look of a basket weave
  • Built-in large planter has weep holes to help prevent over watering and root rot
  • Kit includes our patented dual downspout diverter, a 36 in. connection hose, connection grommets, a barb plug, a 48 in. main outlet hose with on/off ball cock valve, 2 hose gaskets and an illustrated installation guide
  • Diverter system automatically redirects water down the downspout when the urn is full
  • Easy-to-install downspout diverter kit fits 2 in. x 3 in. standard or 3 in. x 4 in. high capacity downspouts
  • Holds up to 60 Gal. of rainwater
  • Can be connected to a soaker hose for convenient automatic watering of nearby plants/gardens
  • Rainwater is ideal for watering plants and gardens, rainwater is at ambient temperatures which plant enjoy and it contains no chlorine or other chemicals
  • Plants not included



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Is there a way to open the rain barrel to clean inside it?

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It doesn't appear that there is a way to actually access the inside of the rain barrel to clean it. Can anyone provide insight into that?
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No.
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July 9, 2016
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No, the top does not come off.
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does this have a flat back?

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No, the rain barrel does not have a flat back.
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Does the diverter fits with 2 in. x 3 3/4 in. downspouts ?

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The downspout diverter kit fits 2 in. x 3 in. standard or 3 in. x 4 in. high capacity downspouts.
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Is this rain barrel BPA free?

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This barrel is not guaranteed to be BPA-free.
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Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 18 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Rain Barrel with planter Good features: Design/appearance of product; planter on top includes a drain; water escapes from near bottom of barrel which maximizes the amount of usable water. Poor features: the hose tends to kink over time if stored in a fashion where the hose is bent; the price is high (we bought one of these in store 2 years ago for about 30% lower price....I think the price we paid is high). August 19, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Attractive Rain Barrel It is large; however, I was surprised at how quickly it fills up. It requires drilling a hole and modifying the downspout for water to enter. This is the first rain barrel I have ever purchased, and will need to retrofit a pipe to divert overflow water and prevent it from spilling over the siding and foundation. *The only issue with shipping is it arrived with a dent in the side. Since it is plastic I placed it in the sun and after a few hours I was able to pop it out. August 10, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Rain Barrels Rain Barrel works great and the gutter diverted kit is great and easy to install. My only issue is that the barrel is totally enclosed and only way to put water in it is by the diverter hole. There is no way to get inside to clean in future should algae, etc form on inside. I ended up drilling holes in top and buying a planter to use as a lid. August 9, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Not disappointed but not compeletely satisfied. Great concept, but could be easier to collect rain water if the downspout went directly into the barrel. The amount of water collected is minimal, unless it's raining really hard all day. We might end up drilling a hole in the top to connect directly to the downspout. Is asthetically pleasing though. August 9, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Pretty but comes with work; nice once completed We were having drainage issues in our front courtyard but couldn't find a way to rapidly without long gutter downspouts everywhere. I had the idea to install four of these rain barrels. When they were delivered they were in good condition but we quickly noticed that there was not a hole drilled that would allow water to flow freely in down from the downspout. It comes with a diverter kit that has to be installed with your downspouts. Luckily we happen to be getting gutter upgrades in these areas so I had the installation guys put in diverter kit it it comes with a diverter kit that has to be installed with your downspouts. Luckily we happen to be getting gutter upgrades in these areas so I had the installation guys put in diverter kits however I had to go out and buy a drill bit that would drill through this heavy plastic material so we could install and connect the plastic hose that comes from the downspout into the barrel. Had I known that it would be much more complicated to get up and running I may not have purchased them however now that it's done I'm really liking it. Please be aware that during heavy rains water is both diverted to the rain barrel and still comes out of your downspout. The hoses that come with it work nicely and reach to the top of the planter just fine. I use these to fill watering cans and make my rounds to my other pots. It would be nice if the holes for the hose were pre-drilled however I understand why they are not. It would be impossible to know how you are positioning it near your downspouts. Better to get a custom fit and do it yourself I guess. Just a lot more work. August 9, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good value; Diverter can be improved The rain barrel is good quality. Rain diverter can be improved - during heavy rains water overflows from the diverter (white plastic connector between the upper and lower gutter pipes) and goes down the lower gutter pipe. Water flow into the plastic tube needs to be improved. July 23, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Garden of the month Very easy to install into downspout nod looks great October 14, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Basket Weave Rain Barrel I was looking for something attractive to put out in our front yard garden. This rain barrel is perfect! The only thing I didn't realize is that it does not have any opening in the top. You have to drill a hole for the downspout diverter. I am not putting these under a downspout, so I will have to modify them by cutting a hole in the top to catch rain. Other than that, I love them!!! April 16, 2016
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