Texas Rain Catcher Awards
The Texas Water Development Board announces the Texas Rain Catcher Award, a rainwater harvesting competition and recognition program from October 1, 2007, to promote the technology, educate the public, and to recognize excellence in the application of rainwater harvesting systems in Texas. See how you can do it too with the Texas Manual on Rainwater Harvesting
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2012 Winning Entries
The mission of the district is to help Montgomery County progress to a sustainable, balanced portfolio of water resources. Leading by example, the district has implemented several water conservation measures at its office including a rainwater harvesting system.
Embracing a water conservation ethic, the Hugetzes have installed a 6,000-gallon rainwater harvesting system to provide water for their newly remodeled home in Houston.
Since 2009, the Hill Country Alliance has been hosting the Rainwater Revival. The day-long, free, annual event educates and inspires Hill Country homeowners and businesses about the many benefits of rainwater harvesting as a source of water.
The fire department has installed a 80,000-gallon rainwater harvesting system at their fire house in Willow City and another 10,000-gallon tank at the Enchanted Rock State Natural Area for fire fighting use.
Billy is the face of rainwater harvesting in Texas. After serving for almost 30 years with Texas A&M's AgriLife Extension Service, Billy now works with the American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association developing education programs.