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52 gallon Collapsible Rain Barrel w/ Diverter Kit

Part#:
RS200wd
Price: $49.99
Regular Price: $99.99


Unfortunately, this rain barrel is no longer available. Check out the Woodgrain Rain Barrel instead.

Check out our entire selection of rain barrels in our extensive rain barrel section.

The Collapsible Rain Barrel is lightweight and easy to use. It folds down for easy storage, and pops up when it's needed. It holds 52 gallons of water - that's just the right size for capturing runoff and preventing erosion. It's a new introduction this season.

This green rain barrel is made from 3 layers of UV treated laminated polyester. The UV treated plastic resists fading and breakdown - it can be left in full sunlight without changing color or turning brittle. It's flexible and damage resistant, with each layer providing an extra level of puncture protection.

The empty rain barrel weighs far less than other rain barrels of the same size - it's easy for one person to move around and set up. When cold weather approaches, draining and dumping out this barrel is easy to do by yourself. Knocking it down takes only a few minutes, and the barrel can also be used as a waterproof storage unit.

Add the Summit Mosquito Control Dunks to your order for mosquito free rain water collection.

The flexible material reduces the risk of painful accidents. The sides are impact forgiving - if someone runs into this barrel, they may get soaked with water, but are less likely to bruise their arm. Yet, it has 5 rigid plastic poles that prevent accidental spills or tip-overs. The Knock Down Rain Barrel combines sturdiness with flexibility.

Collapsible Rain Barrel Technical Details:

  • Weight: 5.5 lbs (empty) / ~440 lbs (full)
  • Capacity: 52 gallons / 200 Liters
  • Diameter: 24 inches / 0.6 meters
  • Height: 28 inches / 0.7 meters


  • The collapsible barrel has a separate inlet and outlet, plus an overflow valve. A ball valve on the outlet makes it easy control the flow rate - a half turn will adjust the water from a trickle to a solid spray. The outlet is threaded and sized for a standard garden hose.

    The inlet has a built in screen to catch leaves, dirt, and insects. This keeps the bottom of the rain barrel from silting up, prevents clogging, and reduces the need for cleaning. The overflow valve has a removable cap.

    At the top of the barrel there's a zipper that goes around the circumference. This zipper makes it easy to scoop out water or reach inside the barrel to clean out it out once a year or so.

    In addition, the diverter kit is also included with this rain barrel.

    What is rainwater good for?


    Rain is not always a good replacement for filtered water - it may have harmful chemicals or bacteria, and should not be used for drinking water. But rainwater can be used around the house in many places where tap water is overkill.

    Grass, vegetables, shrubs, and trees thrive when irrigated with rain water, because rain water doesn't have chlorine or other disinfectants in it. Rainwater is good for washing tools, soaking the foundation to prevent cracks, bathing pets, cleaning off the car, and cooling areas with spray fans.

    Capturing rainwater prevents runoff and erosion around the house. Rain capture also helps the environment by reducing the energy used in producing tap water. Water filtration and water pumps use billions of watts of power every year - using rain water instead of tap water saves electricity and reduce air pollution.

    You can store even more water by linking multiple rain barrels together! Linkages also prevent one barrel from running dry while another is overflowing and they reduce the number of downspout redirecters that are needed.

    See our other rain barrels in our extensive rain barrel section.
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    Product Reviews

    Average rating is 4
    4.0
    While this is the only Rain Barrel I’ve ever had, I can’t see why I would need another one. The hassle with any rain barrel is hooking it up to the downspout, and that is the only tricky thing with this one. It stores beautifully, doesn’t produce mosquitoes or trap bugs, and is flexible and super lightweight. I put a small leftover patio stone in the bottom to weight it down. Couldn’t be happier, and saved so much money.
    By:  Janet
    Fort Mill, SC0.3
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    52 gallon Collapsible Rain Barrel w/ Diverter Kit

    Product Reviews

    Average rating is 4
    4.0
    While this is the only Rain Barrel I’ve ever had, I can’t see why I would need another one. The hassle with any rain barrel is hooking it up to the downspout, and that is the only tricky thing with this one. It stores beautifully, doesn’t produce mosquitoes or trap bugs, and is flexible and super lightweight. I put a small leftover patio stone in the bottom to weight it down. Couldn’t be happier, and saved so much money.
    By:  Janet
    Fort Mill, SC0.3