rainwater News

  • Harvested rainwater not drinkable

    A study published in the Journal of Water and Health has examined microbial contamination of harvested rainwater in the Netherlands. The water did not comply with Dutch drinking water legislation and factors affecting contamination were found to include storage, roof and environmental conditions. In remote and rural areas where access to tap water is limited, rainwater harvesting is common ...


  • 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 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.

  • Rainwater Harvesting and Farming in the Cities

    E and T asks the question this week – “Is farming the future of cities?” – With more people than ever leaving their rural homes for high-rise buildings, the concept of ‘vertical farming’ may provide a way to feed the world’s growing populations across it’s emerging mega-cities. According to the United Nations, by 2050 some 66 per cent of the ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Rainwater harvesting and greywater recycling

    The UK is currently debating the best approaches to tackle what appears to be two contradictory water-related environmental issues. It is suggested that water supplies are under either moderate or serious levels of stress in most of England south of the Humber, but clearly visible changes in our climate are resulting in heavier rainfall events with more frequent incidences of severe flooding. ...


  • 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

  • Rainwater harvesting solves UK shortage

    The long dry spell experienced by much of southern England this summer accentuates the growing pressures on national water supplies, predicted to become much worse over the next few decades. Against this background, rainwater harvesting can potentially play a very important part in relieving stresses on mains water supplies, simply by substituting rainwater for mains-water for the non-wholesome ...


  • Dual Tank Rainwater Harvesting System

    Climate Inc has this amazing dual tank rainwater harvesting system ready for a lifetime of usage. This system will function just as well during the winter months as the rainy season year over year will little maintenance using our 3P Technik Filtersysteme HDPE prefilter and components (floating extractor, calming inlet, and overflow siphon) product line we have a global network of certified ...


    By Climate, Inc.

  • Rainwater harvesting and wastewater reuse solutions

    Leading provider of residential and decentralized water reuse, wastewater, and odor control treatment technologies announces introduction of a complete line of rainwater harvesting solutions as well as plans for a new residential membrane water reuse / recycling technology. Bord na Móna Environmental Products U.S. Inc., the American market subsidiary of the $550-million Bord na Móna group based ...

  • Quality of harvested rainwater unsufficient for drinking

    A study published in the Journal of Water and Health has examined microbial contamination of harvested rainwater in the Netherlands. The water did not comply with Dutch drinking water legislation and factors affecting contamination were found to include storage, roof and environmental conditions. In remote and rural areas where access to tap water is limited, rainwater harvesting is common ...


  • Germany - The Economic Importance of Rainwater Utilization

    A statistical study by German consultancy Mall GmbH shows that use of rainwater generates a considerable amount of business. Each year about 80,000 plants for reusing rainwater are built in Germany, resulting in a turnover of 340 million euros. According to Mall, the main beneficiaries are manufacturers and technicians involved in the design and construction of reservoirs, pumps, and ...


  • American Rainwater National Conference to Be Held in Austin, TX

    AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas capital shares another distinction as the indisputable crossroads of America's growing rainwater harvesting industry. Austin is where ARCSA was founded and where its 6th annual conference happens next month. With nearly a thousand members worldwide, ARCSA remains dedicated to promoting and ...

  • Rainwater harvesting tanks: benefits Of horizontal storage

    Horizontal Rainwater Harvesting Tanks as such as The Original Rainwater Pillow are an economical solution to use wasted spaces for rainwater storage. Rainwater Collection To harvest rain water is the best way to save water for future generations and money, you would normally spend for city water. Rainwater provides on-site storm water retention and aquifer recharge. If there ...

  • 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

  • Rainwater Harvesting Maintenance and Reporting – Why Choose RainCatcher?

    We work with a wide spectrum of organisations across the whole of the UK to ensure their Rainwater Harvesting systems perform optimally, which includes efficiently to minimise clients running costs; no matter which system you have, RainCatcher can evaluate, report, repair and maintain your system, no matter what size. We design, supply, and maintain… Our rainwater systems ...

  • Waterproofing strips guaranteed to keep damp and rainwater out

    Water proofing strips, sometimes referred to as waterproofing membranes, are an essential component of both residential and commercial buildings. At Russetts Developments Ltd we supply water proofing strips made for cladding, facades and external window frames of buildings, all of which are subject to damage ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Rainwater Harvesting Tanks Protect Against Uncertain Rainfall

    The BBC examined this week how climate change is an issue affecting farming and food supplies throughout the world. Rainfall is not as predictable in modern times and drier weather can interfere with growing seasons. Enduramaxx has discussed on numerous occasions how, on top of the drier weather, water restrictions are also an increasingly worrying part of farming and water supplies. Whether the ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Plastic Rainwater Tanks to Counter Water Abstraction Limits

    Water was high on the agenda at this year’s Cereals event.  As reported by Farmers Weekly, speaking at an Oxford Farming Conference-organised seminar at the event, Andrew Blenkiron, manager of the Euston Estate, Thetford, echoed the concerns of many over the water abstraction limits suggested by Defra and the Environmental Agency. The water extraction limits on the volume of water that ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • World Water Day Celebrated – Rainwater Harvesting Tanks

    With nearly 750 million people throughout the world having no access to clean drinking water or improved sanitation, World Water Day, which took place on Sunday 22nd March, raised awareness that a secure water world is emerging as a top human development priority in the post-2015 Development Agenda. The theme of water and sustainable development emphasises how water is an essential asset to all ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • BMS launch its new Blog on Rainwater Harvesting.

    If you are interested in Rainwater Harvesting our new new blog contains a mixture of information on Rainwater Harvesting in Ireland and links to relevant articles. It can be found at: ...

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