Rain Harvesting

Saving From a Rainy Day - Making a Rain Barrel

Learn how to design and install a rainwater harvesting system!  Classes are held at Texas Agri-life Extension and will provide participants the opportunity to construct a 55 gallon rain barrel as well as discuss installing an efficient irrigation system.

Class schedules and additional Rain Harvesting information can be found on the Texas Agri-life Extension & Research Center's website. 

For more information about rain water harvesting, please contact the City's Sustainability Coordinator, Kathy Fonville at 972-329-8300. For additional information about rain harvesting in general, please visit the Rain Water Harvesting website provided by the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension.

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Rainwater Harvesting Guide