Delta Reclamation Project Earns Texas Rain Catcher Award

August 30, 2023

RICHARDSON, Texas Halff’s Delta Reclamation project for Hidalgo County Precinct 1, in collaboration with the Hildalgo County Drainge District No. 1, was one of four recipients for the 2023 Texas Rain Catcher Award given by the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB).

The award is a rainwater harvesting competition and recognition program to promote technology, educate the public and recognize excellence in the application of rainwater harvesting systems in Texas.

The Delta Reclamation Project, honored with a Texas Rain Catcher Award, recaptures water from hundreds of miles of drainage diches and creates a new source of water. Photo by Halff

The Delta Reclamation project is pioneering water reclamation by reducing dependency on conventional water systems. Working in conjunction with Hidalgo County Drainage District No. 1, the project recaptures water from hundreds of miles of drainage ditches and creates a new regional source of water while lessening water dependency on the Rio Grande. Part of the project involves the creation of a 225-acre reservoir that not only facilitates water reclamation but helps the region with drainage.

Halff has collected 13 project awards in 2023 and more than 50 since 2021.

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Halff has 32 offices in Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. The firm was recognized as the Texas & Louisiana Design Firm of the Year by the Engineering News-Record. Halff is ranked No. 85 in the latest Top 500 Design Firms rankings by ENR. Halff is the No. 15 Top Workplace nationally in 2023 as ranked by Energage for businesses with 1,000 to 2,499 employees.

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