Water for Burning Man
Stay well hydrated on the Playa with a 15, 30 or 55 Gallon Drum of Purified or Alkaline Drinking Water. RV's can fill up with tap or Purified Drinking Water in the back of the store.
Extended Hours for Burning Man:
August 19 – August 22: 10am – 7pm
August 23 – August 26: 9am – 9pm
August 27: Noon – 4pm
How Much Water?
Bring at least 1.5 gallons of water per person per day while at Black Rock. To have enough water for the entire event you should bring at minimum:
One 15 Gallon Drum for one person
One 30 Gallon Drum for two people
One 55 Gallon Drum for four people
Three 5 Gallon Water Bottles per person
You may want to bring more water for cooking, washing, and bathing.
Drum purchase includes a Purified Water fill. Upgrade to Alkaline Water for an additional fee of $1.50 per gallon.
RV & Large Container Fills Welcome!
Tap Water: $0.20 / gallon
Purified Water: $0.30 / gallon
Pull around the back of the store and ring the bell for service. We will meet you at the back to fill up your RV or large container with a hose.
Check out www.burningman.org to read about RV’s and water usage.
We have 8 water bottle fill stations and 2 bottle sanitizers in-store. Bring your own water bottles and fill them with Alkaline or Purified Water.
Or purchase a container at our store and get your first fill free. We carry:
.5, 1, 2, 3 and 5 gallon BPA-Free plastic and glass refillable bottles
Travel sports bottles from Klean Kanteen, S’well, Hydro Flask, Lifefactory and Earth-In Canteen.
We are conveniently located right off the highway in the Airport Center on Plumb Lane, in the same shopping center as the Reno Costco.
Come in front to purchase new bottles or fill your own bottles. Pull behind the store to pickup water drums or fill your RV.
1300 E Plumb Lane, Suite B1
Reno, NV 89502
After Hours: 775-745-5896
24 Hour Vending
We will be open for extended hours before and during Burning Man to better help you prepare:
Aug 19 – Aug 22: 10am – 7pm
Aug 23 – Aug 26: 9am – 9pm
Aug 27: Noon – 4pm
Traveling after Hours?
Fill up your own bottles any time, day or night, at our 24/7 self-serve water vending machine located in front of our store. Purified and Alkaline Drinking Water available. Fits 1, 2, 3 or 5 Gallon bottles. Cash ($1’s and $5’s) and coins only.
Drum Buy Back
We will buy back drums, provided:
- They were originally purchased from our store.
- They are undamaged. External scrapes and dirt are okay.
- They must not have contained substances other than the original water. This includes no gray water.
Drum Buy Backs:
15g for $15
30g for $17.50
55g for $20
Deadline for Buy Back is one week from the last day of the event.
For more info about gray water disposal on the playa, please visit: www.burningman.org