Water barrel giveaway Saturday

DOWNEY – Free plastic food-grade barrels for emergency water storage will be given away this Saturday, Sept. 27, in the Stonewood Center north parking lot from 8 a.m. to noon, or until all barrels are gone. The barrels were donated by Coca-Cola.

Vehicles should enter the parking lot from Cecilia Street and follow the signs. The distribution is drive-thru only; no walk-up visitors will be accommodated. There is a one-barrel limit per vehicle.

Barrel pumps ($15) and multi-use barrel cap handles/wrenches ($8) will be available for purchase.

FEMA recommends families have at least a two-seek emergency water supply, with at least one gallon of water per person, per day.

For more information, email, ready@downeyca.org.



Published: Sept. 25, 2014 - Volume 13 - Issue 24