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Water Catching Workshop and Certification

The Bosque and Johnson County AgriLife Extension offices are partnering with ARCSA to host a comprehensive Rainwater Catchment Accredited Professional training course in Cleburne, Texas on August 19-20, 2014. This two day AP-level workshop is an in-depth rainwater-harvesting course required for those seeking ARCSA Accredited Professional (AP) status. You can register on the ARCSA web page at www.arcsa.org or contact Tim Pope for more information by phone at 360-317-4192 or by email at [email protected].

Water Catching Workshop and Certification

This recent cool front brought relief from the heat for a few days, but the drought is still with us. We really need more rain! I was looking at the drought monitor map just this week and noticed that our county is labeled as being in a moderate drought, while just a short distance away on the other side of Hamilton they have the distinction of being in a severe drought. You need to seriously consider how to manage the water you have, because if you don’t store… Read More →

Rainwater Harvesting Program

What could I do with 24685 gallons of water?  I could use it for 6 months of in household water for my spouse and I, which equates to about 70 gallons of water a day each.  I could water our small raised bed garden and containers with 1 inch of water 484 times.  I could supply all the supplemental water our 10 fruit trees and house flowerbeds and landscape trees would need for 1 year. If you are asking where would I get this much water?  I could… Read More →