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3rd Annual Rainwater Revival Set for Oct. 27

Day of fun, music and speakers helps citizens and businesses learn how to capture and use rainwater for drinking and irrigation

In Texas there’s an old saying, “When it rains it never stops, and when it stops it never rains.” When the rain does come, you can be ready to collect that sweet water from the sky and use it indoors and out! Learn how easy it can be at the 3rd Annual Rainwater Revival, a free event set for October 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Boerne Community & Convention Center.

The focus of the day is water — the many benefits of capturing rainwater and the new tools and technologies that can safely return us to the days of old when our great grandparents were totally reliant on what fell from the sky.

The Rainwater Revival is simply a celebration of collection, conservation, and common sense. A stellar lineup of speakers throughout the day will cover many aspects of rainwater harvesting, in addition to a trade fair of water-centric and sustainable businesses. There will be a lively craft tent for kids, food booths, live music on stage at noon, and a silent auction of eight rain barrels turned in to functional works of art by Hill Country artists.

Speaker topics for the day will include The Basics of Rainwater Harvesting, System Sizing & Pricing, Landscaping with Natives, Using a Professional RWH Designer/Installer, Designing and Building For Sustainable Living, Groundwater 101, Rainwater Demand & Storage, and Making Your Own Rain Barrels. Attendees will also hear from a panel of homeowners who live comfortably and completely on collected rainwater. The Rainwater Revival is designed to help everyone get the most from free water from the sky and know what to expect if it doesn’t rain for a while.

Learn more about all activities, speaker topics and schedule, rain barrel artists, musical entertainment, and more at: rainwaterrevival.com. The Rainwater Revival is produced by the Hill Country Alliance and made free by the generosity of our sponsors.

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The Texas Hill Country, sun splashed hills rolling into the distance, is home to historic towns bursting with character, personalities, and great things to do.
Looking for a fun weekend with festivals, fairs, shopping, food, sightseeing, and more? The Hill Country Current is full of articles, advertising and special events.
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