Rainwater Harvesting: Simple and Effective

Posted on July 23rd, 2019

With almost 15 inches of rain within the last 2 months we’ve definitely experienced a wetter than average spring, but summer is now in full swing throughout Texas and that could mean drier times ahead. With fresh groundwater in ever-increasing demand, a simple task homeowners and citizens can implement is rainwater harvesting. Participating in rainwater harvesting can;   • Offset lowering aquifer water levels • Lower water utility bills and • Reduce polluted runoff        The phrase may sound intimidating, but by incorporating some easy-to-use equipment around your home, you can collect precipitation that falls during those unpredictable Texas storms, and utilize it later. The financially advantageous incentives available through harvesting are two-fold. Apart from lower monthly water bills, the state of Texas allows for property tax exemptions for activities such as rainwater harvesting and some municipalities offer other incentives. &nbs...Read More