Legalities Rainwater Harvesting

Legal, Legalities, Renewable Water, Rinwater Harvesting, Rainwater Catchment, DFW, Dallas Fort Worth North Texas North Central Texas

Renewable Water

TheLegalities of RenewableWater
HarvestingRainwater for aGreen Homeor Business

News of Renewable & Alternative Energy
972 251-1532
817 443-2553

Join our email list here.

Renewable Energy Directory       Economics  
    Electricity  
    EnergyEfficient

   Glossary  
   Solar Electric      Solar Thermal  
    Solar Pool Heat  
   Texas Energy  
     Water  
     Wind  

Consulting  
History 
Insolation
Introduction  
News  

 

The water that falls in your yard is legally yours in the State of Texas. You can use it to water your yard or garden and, properly processed, even to shower or wash clothes. With another processing step, admittedly probably too much for most of us, your legally-owned rainwater can be used for your family to drink. 

However, once that water leaves your yard or property,  you are no longer the legal owner of it. Hold on to that thought because it is going to be important to you in the future–probably the very near future.

Summary

Remember rainwater is legally yours. You don’t want to lose it just as you might not want to lose the natural gas under your land.

In some parts of the Untied States, it is already illegal to add rainwater harvesting equipment to a property. Municipalities or states want or need it for drinking and agriculture.

Maybe that will never happen here. And maybe if it does, people who already harvest rainwater will be allowed to continue. They will be "grandfathered in" like many other situations have been in Texas history.

In the meantime, all you have to lose is money if you allow rainwater to leave your property unharvested and reused.

For further information about Renewable Water and Energy in this area of Texas contact

Terry Jensen
972 251-1532 or 817 443-2553

Email


Renewable Energy & Green Services
Consulting

 

Average Rainfall
Click for larger graphic

Join our email list here.

Green  & 
Renewable
Energy 972 251-1532 or 
817 433-2553

 

Sunrise Solar
Certified Solar Installers
972 251-1532
817 545-0140


Renewable Energy Home  
DFW Green Building  
DFW Green Remodeling 
Energy Consulting
 

Home   Contact   Consult   Solar

Contact 
Copyright © 2008-2009 DFW Green Building and Remodeling. All rights reserved.