Is it illegal to collect rainwater in your state?

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World Water Reserve recently featured an article about rainwater collection restrictions in some states.

According to the article, "You want to start collecting rainwater on your property but you've heard some rumors about the government making it illegal to do so."

Who knew?

"So, what's the truth? Is rainwater harvesting really illegal?

"The longer answer is: Water laws are handled on the state level and should be inquired upon with local legislatures. While there are a handful of states that have strict regulations and require permits, most states are trending towards favoring and encouraging private rainwater catchment—some states even offer financial incentives and tax rebates to do so."

If you want to learn more about possible restrictions in your state, read on.

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