installing rainwater harvesting system News

  • Rainwater Harvesting Company Recognized

    BARR Plastics, Based In Abbotsford, BC, won a Union of BC Municipalities Award in Leadership and Innovation for its part in helping develop the rainwater harvesting system recently installed at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre. The award followed on an earlier Environmental Leadership Award from the City of Abbotsford for the same project. The centre is the first in the world to use ...


    By BARR Plastics Inc.

  • Experiences with rainwater harvesting & greywater

    Despite all this rain and the subsequent, numerous, flooding incidents which have occurred throughout the UK in recent years we have also experienced, often severe, drought conditions in some areas and even now it is suggested that water supplies are under either moderate or serious levels of stress in most of England south of the Humber, a situation that will be exacerbated by demands for ...

  • Rainwater Warehouse Launches Rainwater Harvesting E-Commerce Website

    Rainwater Warehouse has launched a new website offering a complete range of rainwater harvesting systems and products. According to Principal, Jack Burden, Rainwater Warehouse provides a complete range of residential & commercial rainwater harvesting products. The company offers packaged solutions directly to green build developers, builders and homeowners.  They also provide commercial ...


    By Rainwater Warehouse

  • WPL improves its rainwater harvesting range

    WPL Ltd is pleased to announce that they have added the Platin tank to their range of Rainwater Harvesting products. This low profile, light tank is extremely easy to install and requires minimal excavation due to its shallow depth. The Platin tank can be installed above or below ground and is ideally suited to high water table (HWT) areas and rocky ground. Furthermore, it is suitable for both ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • WPL Improves its Rainwater Harvesting Range

    WPL Ltd is pleased to announce that they have added the Platin tank to their range of Rainwater Harvesting products. This low profile, light tank is extremely easy to install and requires minimal excavation due to its shallow depth. The Platin tank can be installed above or below ground and ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • WPL is launching its own accreditation scheme for installers of its RainRetain Developers rainwater harvesting systems.

    The Developers systems are specifically aimed at property developers, housing associations and large-scale house builders and are distributed through builders’ merchants nationwide. House builders involved with multiple property developments will be able to specify these systems easily knowing they comply with Building Regulations, the Code for Sustainable Homes and also BS8515:2009. The ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • Comprehensive Professional Rainwater Catchment Training now Available

    The American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association (ARCSA ) now offers four levels of rainwater catchment education with three levels of professional recognitions.  ARCSA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was founded in 1994 to promote rainwater catchment systems in the United States. ARCSA strives to offers a full spectrum of rainwater harvesting workshops and professional ...

  • Best of British: RainCatcher’s Best Selling, British-Made Rainwater Products

    Here at RainCatcher we pride ourselves on British-made quality when it comes to Rainwater Harvesting. Our family run business continuously researches, develops and innovates in a bid to bring about small incremental change that when accumulated with other solutions, such as EcoGrid permeable paving, will have a measurable impact on the environment and quality of life for those living in ...

  • Rainwater Into Perfectly Purified Drinking Water… Could This Really Be? Introducing The RainCatcher RainSafe

    Turning rainwater into drinking water for your home is made possible with the RainCatcher RainSafe. Rainwater, groundwater or municipal water – whatever the original source, our new RainSafe units provide great tasting, perfectly purified water, using technology developed in co-operation with both the University of Exeter and Trinity College Dublin, and supported by the ...

  • WPL’s Easy to Install Diamond Sewage Treatment Plant

    If you are lucky enough to be involved with a domestic project in the beautiful countryside of Great Britain, one thing you will find is most properties are off-mains drainage. When involved with an off-mains project, it is important that you know where wastewater goes and what happens to it, usually by means of a domestic sewage treatment plant or septic tank, for example. One such project in ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • Two Leaders In Water - Pentair And Watertronics - Team Up To Create Awareness For The Benefits Of Rain Water Harvesting And Reuse

    As clean water grows increasingly scarce globally, more and more businesses are adopting plans to harvest rainwater locally. Recognizing this need for improved water conservation in both new and existing building projects, Pentair (NYSE: PNR) and Watertronics have combined forces to educate architects, consultants and ...


    By Pentair, Inc.

  • UBCM says AESC water system raises the Barr

    With all the free rain that falls on the Fraser Valley, Dean Barrett thought it would be a good idea to collect it and use it for making ice at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre. So did the City of Abbotsford and the AESC operators, so with the expertise of Barrett's company, Barr Plastics, along with Saxon Mechanical, Excalibur Electric and Tiger Purification Systems, the building ...


    By BARR Plastics Inc.

  • Green Turtle introduces the Smartpro® Wireless RF system

    Green Turtle introduces the Smartpro® Wireless RF system, an innovative wireless system for monitoring grease, solids and sludge in grease interceptors and oil separators. With the wireless radio frequency monitor and alarm system that remotely and reliably provides real-time data via the push of a button, facilities managers now have unparalleled insight into the grease and ...


  • Virginia Department of Health Approves Anua’s Platinum Submerged Aerated Filter System

    Virginia Department of Health Approves Anua’s Platinum Submerged Aerated Filter System   Anua’s new environmentally sensitive Platinum wastewater treatment system ideal for residential, small community/commercial applications   ...

  • Klargester launches new Attenuation Systems and 24hr Storage Pump Stations

    Leading manufacturer, Klargester, has launched a new range of Stormwater attenuation tanks and a range of high capacity pumping systems, both designed to complement its existing series of sustainable urban drainage solutions (SUDS) products. Stormwater run-off and an increased risk of flooding is becoming a huge challenge for developers. In addition to increased rainfall and rising sea levels ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Approves Anua’s Platinum Submerged Aerated Filter System

    Greensboro, N.C. (April 12, 2012) – Anua’s new Platinum Submerged Aerated Filter (SAF) system received approval from the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.  The West Virginia Sewage Advisory Board accepted the European EN 12566-3 protocol as an “other recognized testing agency.”  Per correspondence from the department, “This approval ...


    By Anua - Bord na Móna Limited

  • Frost & Sullivan: stage is set for the growth of the ultraviolet water and wastewater disinfection systems market

    Both North American and European surface waters teem with microbes such as cryptosporidium and giardia, necessitating a clean and effective disinfection system. In response to this need, the adoption of Ultraviolet (UV) disinfection systems in municipal water treatment plants has been encouraged, due to the proven efficacy of UV in treating such microbes. This trend, along with the recent ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • BARR Plastics helps city win award of excellence

    Barr Plastics’ knowledge and commitment to rainwater harvesting has led to a Union of BC Municipalities Award in Leadership and Innovation, October 17, accepted by the City of Abbotsford and District of Mission. The award was presented in recognition of a joint Abbotsford/Mission Water and Sewer Commission project, in which Barr Plastics Inc. helped install an innovative rainwater ...


    By BARR Plastics Inc.

  • WPL gives schools a lesson in water management

    The RainBrian Rainwater Harvesting Package for schools, featuring a new digital teaching aid, is now available from WPL, the wastewater solutions specialist. This fully automatic system offers a choice of underground or aboveground tank plus a filter, pump and controls from WPL’s Commercial Eco Range. The ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • WPL gain LABC registration for key products

    The Diamond packaged sewage treatment plant, RainRetain rainwater harvesting systems and percolation tunnels now save you more time and money than ever before as they gain LABC registration. A key part of installing any form of sewage treatment plant, rainwater harvesting system or percolation tunnel soakaway system can be the planning and building control approval process. While this can ...


    By WPL Ltd

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