Texas Rain Catcher Award Winners

The Texas Water Development Board's Texas Rain Catcher Award is a rainwater harvesting competition and recognition program established October 1, 2007, to promote technology, educate the public, and to recognize excellence in the application of rainwater harvesting systems in Texas.

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2023 Winning Entries

Baker Equestrian Center - Hill Country Rainwater

Uses captured rainwater to meet all daily operational demands of the center.

Tarrant Regional Water District Rain Barrel Education and Scholarship Fundraiser

Provides a rain barrel education program to high school students who then raffle and auction the completed rain barrels to raise money for scholarships.

OSCAR & CLARA Onsite Water Reuse Demonstration Project

Uses onsite rainwater and condensate collection, as well as reclaiming and treating blackwater, to reduce the site’s potable water demand by approximately 75 percent.

Standen Residence

Meets 100 percent of residential water needs through rainwater harvesting.

Delta Reclamation Project

Developing a new water supply source while mitigating flooding by capturing rainwater/stormwater on a regional scale.

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Archived Winning Entries (2008-2021)