sturdy, leak-proof, breakage-resistant containers. Consider using plastic bottles commonly used for juices and soda. Keep water containers away from heat sources and direct sunlight."
*Because of the chlorine already in our water, no additional chemicals are needed when filling the barrels (use tap water and a clean hose.)
*Do not place your barrels directly on concrete floors or right against concrete walls. They can leach moisture from the cement. You can raise them using (non-treated) wood.
*Store water away from harmful chemicals and foul-smelling products because plastic has a tendency to absorb odors.
*Blue barrels are fine for storage in light.
*Siphon pumps are plastic and crack easily. Place in a safe spot.