Those purchasing rainwater harvesting equipment and supplies are eligible for an exemption
from state sales tax. See the link above and download form 01-339 (back).
Those with existing systems can apply for a property tax exemption through Hays County by completing and submitting a series of forms including the Hays County Application for Rainwater Harvesting Incentive Form, the Hays Central Appraisal District Application for Water Conservation Initiatives Property Tax Exemption form 50-2070, and the Hays CAD Supplemental Rainwater Application. The property tax exemption application is due by May 1.
Practices of rainwater harvesting in the world can be dated back to 2000 B.C. Learn all about what you can do with rainwater harvesting today.
HEALTH & SAFETY § 341.042. Standards for Harvested Rainwater
Learn safety risks involved with building and monitoring a rainwater harvesting system
Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners
A simple guide to start saving our most sacred resource: water!
Save 30-50% your water bills using these rainwater harvesing tips.
Articles and Studies
By: Chris Herrington, PE | July 2017
Creating a good plan (a really good plan) to better manage stormwater and wastewater.