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Timothy Giel

Board of Directors 

Elisabet Schober

Board of Directors 

What We're Doing

When we kicked-off

After announcing the project at the Clinton Global Initiative, Barrels by the Bay kicked-off on March 22, 2015, United Nations Twenty-Second Annual World Water Day in Annapolis, Maryland. 

How our efforts are impacting your community

Barrels by the Bay is working to expand its efforts and reach as many communities as possible.  An average of 700-gallons is collected in one rainfall (1 inch of rain in 24 hours) in the 50-gallon rain barrel drum. For instance, throughout Maryland, an average of 41 inches of rain falls per year. This means, in one year, one barrel can collect 28,700 gallons of water!

Ongoing Expansion Projects

Barrels by the Bay has collaborated with schools and community residents throughout Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Florida, New York, and Washington, D.C..

Barrels by the Bay’s approach is innovative as our mission is aimed to inspire the next generation of community activists and change makers. We are committed to investing in the environmental education of the students who participate and inspire them to continue to make a difference. Coca-Cola syrup barrels are converted into rain barrels, which are then painted and installed in the community. Our team works to help combat flooding and stormwater runoff concerns throughout communities, educate community members about our world's water issues and the importance of water conservation efforts, and inspire students to preserve our world's water resources. 

Our Mission

Nicole Englert

Board of Directors 

Elizabeth Rosenberger

Executive Director 

Megan Rosenberger

President and Founder

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