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Texas Rain Catcher Awards

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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2018 Winning Entries

FirstBank Southwest Amarillo

The newly built bank collects rainwater through permeable pavers and stores the harvested water underground.

Do/Peters-Do Residence

The Do/Peters-Do family installed a rainwater harvesting system as the primary potable water supply for their home.

Grand Prairie Armed Forces Reserve Complex

A rainwater harvesting system installed to replace drinking water for vehicle washing in a nationwide pilot.

Upper Guadalupe River Authority’s (UGRA) EduScape

An educational landscape featuring water-conserving plants and the collection of rainwater, air-conditioner condensate, and stormwater.

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Archived Winning Entries (2008-2016)