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The Barnegat Bay Blitz Rain Barrel Challenge

The Barnegat Bay Blitz Rain Barrel Challenge is a competition that engages schools and youth groups located in the Barnegat Bay watershed to learn about the bay and how people can help protect its water quality and natural resources. The students investigate the theme for each year's Challenge then work together to design rain barrels that address the theme.

Schools and Youth Community Groups can register to participate in the 2015-16 Challenge by clicking HERE.

Registration closes Nov. 13, 2015






Winning barrel Congratulations to the 2015 Winner of the
Barnegat Bay Blitz Rain Barrel Challenge!


Switlik Elementary School
Jackson School District
Jackson, New Jersey

Click HERE for details!

Rain Barrels Summer Tour The 2015 Rain Barrel Challenge Tour has ended.

•   To view a video of one of our previous Tours click HERE.
•   If you would like to showcase one of our barrels during the Summer 2016 Tour
     at your business or public venue please contact Barnegatbayblitz@dep.nj.gov.


Resources for Barnegat Bay Blitz Rain Barrel Challenge:
  • In 2014/15 29 barrels competed in the challenge. To view the barrels click HERE!. Rain Barrel Mini Demo Model
  • To learn more about water conservation click HERE.
  • To learn more about rain barrels click HERE.
  • To build your own miniature Rain Barrel Demo model see instructions HERE.

  • United Water LogoUnited Water is pleased to partner with NJDEP to implement the Barnegat Bay Blitz Rain Barrel Challenge in order to help optimize water usage and preserve our most precious natural resource for future generations.

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