LCRA Rainwater Collection System Rebate
The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) offers rainwater harvesting equipment rebates up to $600 per residential property. The program provides $0.25 per gallon of storage capacity for a non-potable system, 100 gallons or greater, up to $600 or until sizing capacity is met, whichever is less.
The main eligibility requirements include:
- Applicant must be a LCRA domestic water use customer or an eligible water customer of LCRA (see below).
- System must be for non-potable use.
- System must be 100 gallons are greater.
- You will need to submit receipts and photos of the upgraded equipment with the application.
Eligible water customers of LCRA include:
- Aqua Texas (Barton Creek Lakeside Utilities)
- Aqua Texas (Rivercrest Water System)
- Buena Vista Water System
- City of Burnet
- City of Cedar Park
- City of Cottonwood Shores
- City of Granite Shoals
- City of Horseshoe Bay
- City of Lago Vista
- City of Leander
- City of Marble Falls
- City of Pflugerville
- Corix Utilities
- Dripping Springs Water Supply Corporation
- Hays County WCID #1
- Hays County WCID #2
- Reunion Ranch WCID
- Hidden Valley Subdivision Cooperative
- Hurst Creek MUD
- Inverness Point Water System
- Jonestown Water Supply Corporation
- Kingsland Water Supply Corporation
- Lakeway MUD #1
- Lazy Nine MUD 1-A
- Sail Haven Water System
- Llano County MUD #1
- Loop 360 Water Supply Corporation
- Pecan Utilities Company
- Peninsula Bluffs
- PK-RE Development Company
- Senna Hills MUD
- Travis County MUD #10
- Travis County MUD #12
- Travis County MUD #4
- Travis County WCID #17
- Travis County WCID #18
- Travis County WCID #20
- Travis County WCID Point Venture
- Village of Briarcliff
- West Travis County PUA
- Windermere Oaks Water Supply Corporation
Give us a call or schedule a consultation and we can help you make sense of all the requirements. As part of our installation service, we will provide all of the documentation necessary to complete the rainwater harvesting system rebate application.
The LCRA also provides rebates for many other water conservation equipment including the following:
- Pressure-reducing heads and nozzles: 50 percent of the cost of devices up to $5 per head or nozzle.
- Pressure-reducing valves and in-line regulators: 50 percent of the cost of devices up to $100.
- Soil moisture sensors: 50 percent of the cost of devices up to $250.
- Rain sensors: 50 percent of the cost of device up to $20.
- Pre-approved WaterSense smart controllers: 50 percent of the cost of devices up to $100.
- Pool filters: Up to $250 per high-efficiency cartridge filter.
- Pool covers: 50 percent of the purchase price up to $50 per manual or solar ring, and up to $200 for permanent mechanical cover.
- Aeration: Up to $50 for equipment rental or contractor costs.
- Compost and mulch: 50 percent of cost up to $150 per household. No activated sewer sludge.