The water barrel is an item that can be found as is randomly placed in the Miscreated world, most times they are found around houses. The water barrel can hold up to 200 L of liquid. It can store Clean Water, Dirty Water, Strange Water, and Diesel Fuel, however, it can only hold one type of liquid at a time.
The Water Barrel is required to craft the following items:
The water barrel is combined with a Tarp to craft a Water Collector. A water collector will collect Clean Water when it rains, however, the water will change to Strange Water if an irradiating storm passes over. The water collector will hold up to 200 L of water.
The crafting recipe can be found in the Basebuild menu under the Utilities sub-heading.