Rainwater Harvesting News

  • Water reservoirs receive protection in Saudi Arabia from Minnesota company

    The Saudi Kingdom and Sinopec, the world's largest oil refining company, have awarded Industrial and Environmental Concepts, Inc. of Lakeville, Minn., a contract in the Al Khobar region of Saudi Arabia. The project is managed by the Saudi government and its agency, Hassa Irrigation and Drainage. The government recognizes the importance of water and is employing leading organizations in the water ...

  • 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 ...

  • RainCatcher Soakaway Crates – A More Modern Approach To Surface Water Drainage

      Among RainCatcher’s rainwater harvesting product range of innovative, high performance, easy-to-install tanks, filters, pumps and accessories you will also find our new RainCatcher ...

  • River Network continues National Rain Barrel Program

    The 8th annual National Rain Barrel Program, managed by The River Network (Boulder, Colo.) and supported by Coca-Cola, is well underway. Through June 2017, the Rain Barrel Program will provide free supplies and guidance to allow River Network member groups from around the U.S. to bring the benefits of stormwater conservation into their communities. Rain ...

  • 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! ...

  • Michigan elementary schoolers reduce pollution while making art

    More than 150 elementary school students and 30 educators from Bay County, Mich., have found a way to beautify their community while saving money on water bills. Five area schools and extracurricular groups recently met to paint rain barrels for display and use outside popular buildings throughout their community. Embracing this concept of green infrastructure, the kids can redirect stormwater ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • RainCatcher Exhibiting at RWM 2016 Event This September

    Come visit us at i2i’s RWM 2016 Exhibition, Europe’s premier event for resource efficiency and waste management — RainCatcher will be attending as part of the UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) Export Connect programme. RWM is the only exhibition of its kind, covering all aspects of the waste hierarchy and ...

  • The HORAS 600 project provides erosion control via Reno Mattres

    Launched in March 2014, the Hybrid Off River Augmentation System (HORAS 600) is the Selangor State Government’s solution to water woes during prolonged dry seasons. Absolute reliance on dam and surface water is not enough to sustain over a million consumers in the Klang Valley. Overpopulation thus leads to water rationing during times when the water level is at critical stages. The RM 405 ...


    By Officine Maccaferri S.p.A.

  • 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

  • Study: Rising Seas Slowed by Increasing Water on Land

    New measurements from a NASA satellite have allowed researchers to identify and quantify, for the first time, how climate-driven increases of liquid water storage on land have affected the rate of sea level rise. A new study by scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, and the University of California, Irvine, shows that while ice sheets and glaciers ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Storm Desmond – The Impact on Farming and Rainwater Harvesting

    With hundreds of homes being evacuated around Cumbria and the Scottish borders, the farming community has rallied support for the victims, many pledging donations of forage and bedding. Forage Aid was established in the wake of the Somerset floods of 2013 and the organisation is currently taking offers on social media and through it’s Just Giving page here: ...


    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

  • 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

  • U.S. EPA Announces more than $25 Million for Environmental Improvements on Tribal Lands in California

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced over $25 million in funding to invest in California tribes for environmental programs, water and wastewater infrastructure development, community education and capacity building. The announcement was made at the 23rd Annual Regional Tribal Conference in Reno, Nev. “Tribes have made great progress in protecting the environment and improving ...

  • Rain Shortage Could Threaten Harvest – Rainwater Harvesting Tanks A Relief

    Although the UK was not short of rain throughout the first part of summer, according to Farmers Weekly, rain shortages could foil what was otherwise expected to be a bumper harvest. So far, the 2015 UK harvest season has been one of the best on record. A world record oilseed rape yield was smashed by a farm in Lincolnshire, 50 per cent of winter barley and 35 per cent of OSR is reportedly ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • First flush diverters for improving rainwater quality

    A first flush diverter helps maintain your rainwater tank clean by removing debris, dust and any solid excretory product that accumulates on your roof as well as in your gutters around rainfalls to be expelled out at the very start of the water assemblage process. The more refined your rainwater is entering to your system, the less polluted your water will likely be when you utilize it. ...


    By Superwall Systems

  • Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Awarded 2015 EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians with the regional 2015 EPA Rain Catcher Award in the Tribal Category for the Native Plant Facility project in western North Carolina. The award was given at a ceremony during the EPA Region 4/International Erosion Control Association Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater Conference, in Atlanta, Ga. The Eastern ...

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