Author Archives: West Harris County Regional Water Authority

Acquisition and provision of surface water and groundwater for residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, and other uses, the reduction of groundwater withdrawals, the conservation, preservation, protection, recharge, and prevention of waste of groundwater, and of groundwater reservoirs or their subdivisions…

Harvested rainwater should not be used for drinking

Many people who are interested in conserving our precious groundwater resources consider harvesting rainwater for a variety of purposes around the house. Harvested rainwater should not be used for drinking. One good reason is that small wildlife — such as squirrels — may be able to get inside the tanks unless protective screens are installed…not to mention insects and other foreign matter. Because of these purity ... Read More »