San Marcos, TX Case Study Overview Download PDF The City of San Marcos recognizes that economy, society, and the environment are closely interconnected. The City is committed to clean air and water and environmentally sustainable economic development. Staff developed the Go Green Initiative to educate citizens about sustainable living and to inspire them to take action. The City first partnered with Rain Water Solutions to offer free rain barrels during a native plant sale in April 2013. The interest was so great that the City sponsored a distribution program in June 2013, and another in October. San Marcos utility customers...
As one of the nation’s fastest growing large cities, Fort Worth faces the challenge of providing infrastructure and resources for its population while maintaining and improving quality of life for current and future residents. The City of Fort Worth strives to provide a sustainable city by using a multi-pronged approach to protect its water resources. A Sustainability Task Force works to ensure city infrastructure and water resources keep pace with growth. Recent drought conditions and low lake levels have brought water shortages to the forefront. To promote rain water harvesting, the Water Conservation, Stormwater Management and Environmental Management divisions of...
City of Santa Monica Rain Barrel Rebate Program Rebate up to $200 per rain barrel w/maximum of 2 per downspout; 8 barrels per property Eligibility - property owner (resident, institution or business) in the City of Santa Monica and any tenant of said property with the permission of the owner. Eligibility All properties in Santa Monica are eligible, with the exception of new construction, major remodels. Front yards, back yards, side yards, and parkways are eligible for this rebate. Requirements Submit “before” photo and receipts. Include address and contact info. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail to: Rain Harvest Rebate City...
Boone, NC– The Town of Boone, Watauga County
Cooperative Extension, and the Watauga County Soil and Water Conservation
pleased to announce they are now offering
“Ivy” rain barrels through their new rain barrel program. They are
offering the rain barrels at a discounted price to encourage residents to
promote water conservation and protect water quality.