The Upper Trinity Groundwater District recently voted on and approved the addition of an annual rainwater harvesting grant program, available to eligible entitles within the four district counties. Applicants will need to submit all neccessary materials before the application window deadline, and finalists will be contacted before the grantees are selected.
Grant Application Materials
Sample Financial Estimate
For resources and inquiries regarding the program, please call 817-523-5200 or email email@example.com.
American Rainwater Catchment Systems Assocation Resource Guide – including rainwater harvesting professionals in your area, including designers, suppliers, and installers.
Explore resources through the Texas Water Development Board on rainwater harvesting, from designing your own system to resources on materials and utilization of rainwater. Educate yourself and your team with what components make up a working harvesting system.
Check out frequently asked questions about harvesting through the Texas Water Development Board’s handy link above. Do you know how much rainwater you can catch off your roof?
In Texas, rainwater harvesting is legal and encouraged. State agencies distribute awards yearly to eligible harvesting systems, and the legislation below defines harvesting benefits and protections. Below verbiage from the Texas Water Development Board website.
- “Texas Tax Code 151.355 allows for a state sales tax exemption on rainwater harvesting equipment.
- Texas Property Code 202.007 prevents homeowners associations from banning rainwater harvesting installations.
- Texas House Bill 3391 requires rainwater harvesting system technology to be incorporated into the design of new state buildings and allows financial institutions to consider making loans for developments using rainwater as the sole source of water supply.
For in-depth descriptions of rules in Texas and other states, visit the National Conference of State Legislatures.”