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Texas Water Development Board announces the 2020 Texas Rain Catcher Award recipients

For immediate release. Contact: Sarah Haney at 512-463-5129

AUSTIN – (September 3, 2020) – The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) announced today the recipients of its annual Texas Rain Catcher Award, a rainwater harvesting competition and recognition program. The award recipients have displayed excellence in rainwater harvesting in Texas in four categories: commercial/industrial, agricultural, educational/governmental, and residential. Congratulations to the 2020 Texas Rain Catcher Award winners:

  • Anodamine, Inc. for its rainwater harvesting system and reuse for industrial processes
  • The Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District and the Parker County Livestock Improvement Association for their rainwater harvesting system
  • Austin Central Library for its rainwater harvesting system and use of alternative water supplies
  • Texas Tech University for its development of the Home Utility Management System
  • Wimberley Independent School District's One Water School - Blue Hole Primary for its rainwater harvesting and advanced reuse system
  • The Duke residence for its water supply rainwater harvesting system

Since the program began in 2007, the TWDB has recognized numerous entities and individuals across the state. For more information on the Texas Rain Catcher Award, please visit the TWDB's website.

The TWDB is the state agency charged with collecting and disseminating water-related data, assisting with regional water and flood planning, and preparing the state water and flood plans. The TWDB administers cost-effective financial assistance programs for the construction of water supply, wastewater treatment, flood control, and agricultural water conservation projects.