July 29, 2015

Acer Tanks President Explains Generous Rainwater Rebate Plan

Jeremy DeLost, president of Acer Water Tanks in San Marcos, Texas, is featured on the Mother Earth News website, explaining how one forward-thinking city is encouraging rainwater harvesting and conservation. […]
July 27, 2015

California Apartment Dwellers Not Conserving in Drought

In the fourth year of severe drought, California residents are required to reduce their water consumption by 25%. Many are reaching that goal, but a new study has found that […]
July 22, 2015

Water Waste in California to be Fined $500 a Day

The California Water Resources Control Board has declared that water waste is a criminal infraction similar to speeding, and that water use deemed excessive – such as allowing landscape watering […]
July 13, 2015

Acer Water Tanks Joins San Marcos Chamber of Commerce

A ribbon-cutting at the Acer Water Tanks headquarters was held Thursday, July 9, to commemorate the company’s association with the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce. The chamber works with business […]
July 13, 2015

Despite Heavy Rain, Some West Texas Lakes Remain Low

Texas’ recent heavy rainfall has helped restore lakes and reservoirs that have been low for several years. However, many West Texas lakes remain low, some tens of feet below normal […]
July 7, 2015

The Best Little Parade in Texas!

The Wimberley, Texas Independence Day parade was held on July 3 this year, and members of the Acer Water Tank crew – along with family members – were on hand […]
July 6, 2015

Will Underground Aquifer Storage Protect Texans from Drought?

In Texas, the Edwards Aquifer provides Bexar County and Central Texas with much of its drinking water. Since 2004 has used a system called Aquifer Storage and Recovery to hold […]
July 2, 2015

Texas Holds Back on Water Release to Farmers

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will keep Lower Colorado River water from being released downstream to Texas farmers until Oct. 15. Despite heavy rainfall during the spring, Central Texans […]
June 29, 2015

Arizona Worries: Is California After Our Water?

Arizona officials are concerned that their California neighbors may use federal action to grab some of Arizona’s water supply from the Colorado River. A big concern is a California drought […]
June 22, 2015

Opinion: California Could Solve its 4-Year Drought Problem

The National Weather Service reports that the average annual rainfall in Los Angeles for the past 100 years has been about 14 inches, more than enough to serve the needs […]
June 18, 2015

Water Agencies Accuse California Farmers of Water Theft

A coalition of California public water agencies has asked the state to order farmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to stop irrigating their fields amid the relentless drought. The […]
June 17, 2015

Rain Barrel Rules Frustrate Colorado Residents

Thanks to complicated system of water rights regulations, rainwater collection barrels remain illegal in most of Colorado, despite water shortages for state residents. Read more.