Rainwater Harvesting News

  • Recycled Carbon Fiber Strengthens Pervious Concrete

    The Indonesian capital of Jakarta is a dramatic example of some increasingly common water problems because it faces a triple threat: The sea level is rising from climate change. The city is sinking due to low aquifer water levels from overuse. Impervious concrete covers so much ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • 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 Water & Energy

  • 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 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 ...

  • 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... ...

  • 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.

  • So, What Exactly Is Rainwater Harvesting, Why Should I Take Notice?

    Rainwater Harvesting is the collection of rainwater that falls on the roof of a building. It’s taken from the roof because this is usually the cleanest water. This water is filtered on route to an above or below ground tank outside and can be used back in the building (for flushing the toilets, cleaning purposes, in washing machines, etc.) or it can be used outside the building ...

  • 1 Month Left! RainCatcher Exhibiting at RWM 2016 – Get A Free Ticket to Join Us…

    Bringing the industry together to rethink waste as a resource, RWM 2016 is the perfect event for anyone responsible for resource and waste management for their organisation or working within the sector. We’ll be at the exhibition… which is now less than a month away! ...

  • Tetra Tech Establishes Global Clean Water Fund for 50th Anniversary

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today the recipients of its 50th Anniversary Global Clean Water Fund grants. In honor of Tetra Tech’s 50 years of leadership in the water sector, Tetra Tech established a fund, in partnership with Engineers Without Borders (EWB), to support programs that provide clean water for communities in need around the world. “Tetra Tech created this ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • Storm Katie causes chaos!

    Easter washout! Bank holiday misery! Britain on flood alert! The Environment Agency issues 28 flood warnings in the wake of Storm Katie. Just another typical British Bank Holiday to make us all feel glum. But are we missing an opportunity with all this rain? Rainwater is part of the never ending water cycle but fresh water is an increasingly scarce, precious and expensive resource ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • 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

  • 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

  • Cumbria Farmers Facing Floods For the Third Time

    Farming communities across Cumbria faced flooding for the third time in less than a month, following torrential rains and high winds in the wake of Storm Desmond. The Environment Agency has issued no less than 23 flood warnings across England and Wales and 14 in the North West, urging people to take immediate action. According to the BBC, the MET office has already issued yellow warnings for rain ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • EU or not – will farmers face similar regulations regardless?

    The Common Agricultural Policy is a huge part of every UK farmer’s business model. With a number of grant and subsidy schemes which have in the past included subsidising the acquisition of rainwater harvesting tanks and other storage tanks, the impending referendum on whether or not the UK stays in the European Union will be of great interest to a large number of farmers, as well as ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Agri-Tech Week – Precision Inputs of Fertiliser and Water Explored

    With British farming contributing £103 billion to the UK economy each year and providing over 3.8 million jobs, pioneering agricultural innovation organisation, Agri-Tech East hosts Agri-Tech Week this week which looks at ways in which the UK can reap rich harvest from agricultural innovation. The week began at Rothamsted Research with an introduction to the new AgriMetrics Centre, which ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Rainwater Harvesting Tanks Taken More Seriously as Part of Program for Climate Resilience

    The Pilot Program for Climate Resistance (PPCR) is a major programme that invests in ways to integrate climate risk and resilience into core development planning across the globe, whilst complementing other on-going activities. Comprising 20 strategic programs for climate resilience under the PPCR, a pipeline of 66 projects and programs has emerged with PPCR grant allocations. So far the ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Water Abstraction on Workshop Agenda – Rainwater Harvesting Tanks Can Ease Pressure

    The Environment Agency water license reforms is a common subject throughout the country’s farming communities and recently highlighted during an abstractors’ workshop at South Pickenham Estate, near Swaffham. High on the agenda at the Wissey abstractors’ workshop, farmers, land managers and environmental groups heard more details about the proposed licensing changes.  Under ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Growers Face Water License Regime – Rainwater Harvesting Tanks Can Ease Pressure

    Funded by the Environment Agency, the WATERR project has recently presented research findings indicating that growers throughout Kent are increasing their trickle irrigation water usage and that substrate grown crops, which use efficient trickle irrigation techniques, topped the average water use by crops in the three project years or 2011, 2012 and 2013. Substrate strawberries used 2,495 cubic ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • NFU Slams Environment Regulation Charging Scheme and Defra – Rainwater Harvesting Tanks

    NFU Scotland slammed proposals from Scotland’s environmental body to significantly increase many of its charges next year. According to the NFU, the Environmental Regulation (Scotland) Charging Scheme increases go way beyond inflation rates and include 596 per cent increases in the charge for a technical variation to a Pollution Prevention Control (PPC) permit and an overall 81 per cent ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Taking Advantage of the Wet Summer – From Food Safety To Rainwater Harvesting

    Although the UK’s wet summer may have affected crops up and down the country, the wet weather is being used to the advantages of food safety through a project run by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB). Led by the Agricultural Development Advisory Service, the project focuses on fungal toxins in cereal crops and aims to arm the food industry with new tools to more ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

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