2010 Rainwater Harvesting News
October 26, 2010
Commissioners agree to keep rainwater rules for subdivisions flexible – for now
A public hearing on new development rules drew only two speakers, both supportive of a proposal in the new rules that would allow subdivisions that rely on rainwater collection to provide potable water. Read full Boerne Star article here.
August 20, 2010
Rainwater Revival announces speaker and live music line-up
The Rainwater Revival today announced the speaker and live music line-up for this outdoor festival created to celebrate the timeless conservation practice of rainwater collection. Read more here.
June 8, 2010
Rainwater Revival ramps up for Hays County
The Rainwater Revival will be a fantastic opportunity for the entire Hill Country conservation community to come together in support of rainwater harvesting. Sponsorships and vendor booths are now available and filling fast. The event will take place October 9th in Dripping Springs. Click here to find out how you or your organization can get involved.
May 25, 2010
Texas AgriLife Extention offers online rainwater harvesting training course
Texas AgriLife Extention is offering a self-directed online course designed to help small acreage landowners gain an understanding of how to collect rainwater for livestock. Click here for details.
May 19, 2010
Cibolo Nature Center announces three upcoming programs
Sustainable Concept House Workshop, May 29th, and two Rainwater Harvesting Workshops, June 12 and July 10. Click here for more.
April 13, 2010
The Rainwater Revival is coming to Dripping Springs on 10-9-10. A brainstorm of the Hays County Water Conservation Working Group, The Rainwater Revival will be a fun, festive, educational event to spread the good word on rainwater harvesting and water conservation, the importance of which grows with our ever increasing population. Click here to check out the event website for volunteer and sponsorship opportunities.
February 6, 2010
Bandera settles with business refusing water
A two-year standoff is ending between the city and a businesswoman who refused to take municipal water because she’d installed a rainwater catchment system on her new building. Read full SA Express article here.
March 11, 2010
TRCA 2010 State Conference, March 12-13 in Kerrville
The mission of the Texas Rainwater Catchment Association is to provide Texas citizens with credible information and resources on rainwater collection, to promote the advancement of rainwater conservation and to work with state, county and other local government units in promoting rainwater catchment. The agenda of this conference has been put together with that mission in mind. – Details and Registration