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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • Georgia Institute of Technology rainwater harvesting system

    Climate, Inc. has been working with the architects and construction team on the new Georgia Institute of Technology rainwater harvesting system. The engineered conveyance arm seen here has been installed during the buildings’ construction, so that, the dual 3P Technik Filtersysteme Twin Filters can be mounted for the proper filtration of the galvanized-corrugated tanks will be supplied with ...


    By Climate, Inc.

  • 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

  • Largest rainwater harvesting project in upstate New York

    Huge Containment Solutions tanks are going in at Binghamton University. “This is the largest rain water harvesting (project) in upstate New York,” said Bill Hall, University architect. “200-thousand gallons of water retained in 4 different fiberglass tanks. It’s going to be used for harvesting for toilet flushing and also the biggest thing is make up water for the cooling ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • New Kingspan Shallow-Dig Rainwater Harvesting System - Gamma

    Kingspan has launched a new premium ‘shallow dig’ domestic rainwater system, which joins the company’s well-established portfolio of rainwater-recycling solutions. The Gamma Rainwater range is a low-cost installation for self-build projects and residential developments. Its profile requires a ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • Land Cooperative Creates 20 Farms – Rainwater Harvesting on the Agenda

    We spoke last week on the rise of urban farming and how a new portable ‘farm in a box’ system can take ‘the farm’ to the available farming resources. Another interesting development this week is the Ecological Land Cooperative that has revealed an exciting vision of how it wants to develop a series of small farms across England. The proposal is based on the first cluster ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • 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

  • British-Made quality from RainCatcher - Distributors wanted for our innovative Rainwater Harvesting Products!

    At RainCatcher, our family-run business prides itself on British-made quality when it comes to Rainwater Harvesting. We’re continuously researching and developing sustainable solutions that have a measurable, positive impact on the environment and our quality of life. For 2017 we are seeking distributors for our range of innovative products! A few of our best-sellers... ...

  • Bord na Móna introduces rainwater harvesting and wastewater reuse solutions at 2009 NAHB Green Building Conference

    Bord na Móna Environmental Products U.S. Inc., the American market subsidiary of the $550-million Bord na Móna group based in Dublin, Ireland, has formally announced plans to introduce a complete range of rainwater harvesting products as well a new compact membrane for residential wastewater reuse / recycling applications. The plans were unveiled at the 2009 NAHB Green Building ...

  • Now its legal to catch and store rainwater in Colorado

    Front Range Precast Concrete (FRPC), has been providing throughout Colorado for over 62 years. Manufacturers of FLXX watertight concrete tanks for wastewater storage, conventional septic systems, water cisterns, and sand, grease and oil interceptors for commercial use, FRPC is now offering solutions for rainwater harvesting. Effective July 1, 2009, Governor Ritter signed Senate Bill 09-080 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Grants Available for Rainwater Tanks and Plastic Water Tanks

    Farmers Guardian brings us promising news for farming recently. £19 million is being made available to rural businesses in England under the Farming and Improvement Scheme (FFIS), as revealed by Owen Paterson, the Defra Secretary. The FFIS is a key part of England’s current rural development programme and provides grants designed to boost competitiveness of rural farming and forestry ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

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