We move water! Simple as that!

Innovative Water Solutions LLC is a full-service water conservation, stormwater management, and auxiliary water system design / build company for residential and commercial projects. We create rainwater harvesting, graywater reuse, and irrigation systems as well as drainage improvements and landscape solutions. We perform installation service throughout central Texas, but provide design and consulting services throughout the United States and internationally.

We pride ourselves on our professionalism and customer service. We strive to provide service and systems that exceed your expectations. Our systems are economical, efficient, and beautiful. We don’t take our work lightly especially since many of the rainwater collection systems we install, supply drinking water for entire households.

Meet Our Team

Meet the people who will be out at your house or business implementing our solutions.  This group of hard-working individuals gives life to our designs and solutions.  They are a great group of people who are dedicated to providing the best customer service and the highest quality of workmanship.

At IWS, we truly believe that you are only as strong as your weakest link.  We are dedicated to developing the skills and talents of all of our employees so that they can make a bigger impact at IWS but also outside of the work place.

Construction Management

  • Gabe Vaughn
    Gabe Vaughn Construction Manager

    Gabe ensures that all of our construction projects run as smoothly as possible.  Whether its managing our crew, project schedules, or construction issues, he keeps our projects moving forward.

    Gabe is a licensed Water Treatment Specialist, Class III, WT0005302.

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Warehouse Management

Office Management

Service Department

  • Chris Nerren
    Chris Nerren Service Manager

    For over a decade, Chris has been installing & servicing rainwater harvesting systems with IWS.

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Sales Department

  • Dillon Searcy
    Dillon Searcy Estimator

    Dillon is passionate about society’s relationship with the natural environment and loves the opportunity to assist you by incorporating sustainable practices into your life and household.

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  • Blake West
    Blake West Owner

    Blake was born in Bryan, Texas and was raised in Brazoria, Texas. He attended Texas A&M University and graduated in 1995 with a BS in Psychology. Blake would later attain his Series 7 Stock Brokers license. For a couple of years, he worked at firms selling and trading stocks and bonds.  That led to serving in the Peace Corps which led to him starting IWS.

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  • Chris Maxwell-Gaines, P.E., ARCSA AP
    Chris Maxwell-Gaines, P.E., ARCSA AP Owner/Engineer

    Chris was born in Cameron, Texas and was raised on a small farm. From his childhood, he has always had a concern for the environment. This led him to earn a BS in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University in College Station.  This led to serving in the Peace Corps which led to him starting IWS.

    Chris is a licensed professional engineer (PE #99248) in Texas.

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