Rainwater Harvesting

arrow_drop_down
Feb 11 2020
Harvesting rainwater may not solve all of the world’s water problems, but what it can do when combined with a complete water supply strategy is…
Nov 19 2019
Fountain Hill officials are considering enacting a storm water fee that would charge property owners for their rainwater runoff, according to the…
Nov 5 2019
More than 4.7 million gal of untreated storm water flowed into Vermont streams, rivers and lakes after a Halloween storm. The Halloween storm caused…
Oct 24 2019
Col. John Hudson announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) plans to build a levee along the Missouri River for flood protection efforts…
Oct 21 2019
The Abukuma River in northeastern Japan was flooded after Typhoon Hagibis moved north along the river's stream, according to the Mainichi.  A "…
The 1-70/71 Columbus Crossroads project implemented features to better manage runoff and protect the Scioto River
The 1-70/71 Columbus Crossroads project implemented features to better manage runoff and protect the Scioto River
Aug 6 2019
The I-70/71 Columbus Crossroads project is a multi-phase roadway improvement conducted by the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT). Many factors…
Heidi Natura is founder & partner of Living Habitats
Heidi Natura is founder & partner of Living Habitats.
Aug 6 2019
Beyond the ways plants sustain humans directly, they also offer many other benefits, including creating a beautiful and stable environment.…
Lauren Baltas headshot
Lauren Baltas, managing editor of SWS.
Aug 6 2019
Last year, we talked about Cape Town, South Africa, and the words “Day Zero” were top of mind. This year, a similar story is being told of Chennai,…
Lauren Baltas headshot
Lauren Baltas, managing editor of SWS.
Jul 2 2019
“It's bad.”  My dad-a former farmer-lamented about the fields in our area. Typically, in Illinois, corn and soybeans are planted by May 15, at the…
Jun 7 2019
In the fall of 2018, the Ikea located in Richmond, BC, Canada, wanted to update its current rainwater harvesting technology. The original building in…
The underground storage tanks were placed in a grass-covered section of the backyard.
The underground storage tanks were placed in a grass-covered section of the backyard.
Jun 7 2019
Matthew and April Lowrance of Knoxville, Tenn., loved the idea of rainwater harvesting when they discovered it on Key Biscayne off the coast of Miami…
Jun 4 2019
All webinars are available on-demand from the 2019 SWS Spring Webinar Fest. The event offered keynote webinars and several on-demand webinars…
Feb 12 2019
SERVICES, PRODUCTS AND EXPERTISE IN THE WATER & WASTEWATER TREATMENT INDUSTRY Continental Carbon Group offers a wide range of products, services…
Minnesota car wash to combine rainwater harvesting and water reuse
Minnesota car wash to combine rainwater harvesting and water reuse
Jan 14 2019
A new car wash under construction in New Hope, Minn., revealed plans to combine rainwater harvesting with water reuse, making it the first car wash…
Minnesota Twins baseball field to install living wall irrigated by rainwater
Minnesota Twins baseball field to install living wall irrigated by rainwater
Jan 9 2019
Major league baseball team the Minnesota Twins announced plans to incorporate one of the nation’s largest living walls at their home stadium of…
Tourists trigger water crisis on famous Phi Phi Islands
Tourists trigger water crisis on famous Phi Phi Islands
Dec 5 2018
Thailand’s Phi Phi Islands have appealed to the central Thai government to help manage a shortage of clean drinking water across the popular tourist…
Rainwater harvesting system installed at Canadian university
Rainwater harvesting system installed at Canadian university
Oct 17 2018
Concordia University in Montreal, QC, Canada, has begun harvesting rainwater to irrigate grounds at the university’s Loyola campus. The university…
Rainwater harvesting system built in community garden
Rainwater harvesting system built in community garden
Sep 19 2018
On Sept. 15, community partners and volunteers teamed up at Alice’s Garden, a community garden in the Milwaukee neighborhood of Lindsay Heights, to…
Rainwater harvesting policy adopted for Tucson, Ariz., construction
Rainwater harvesting policy adopted for Tucson, Ariz., construction
Aug 21 2018
The city of Tucson, Ariz., has adopted a new policy, called the Green Streets Active Practice Guideline, that requires Tucson Department of…
Aug 12 2018
The Fox washdown diversion system controls washdown pollution. When water is in use, the system’s valve opens to the sewer; when the water is off,…
Subscribe to Rainwater Harvesting
expand_less