Rainwater Harvesting

Jul 10 2017

Winemaking is inherently water-intensive. From growing grapes in the vineyard to washing barrels in the cellar, it is not uncommon for wineries to...

Apr 16 2017

The DD600 washdown diversion system controls washdown pollution. When water is in use, the system’s valve opens to the sewer; when the water is...

california, wine, production, water, rainwater, reuse, recycling, ge
Mar 15 2017

As California's agriculture industry continues to plan for months of extreme rain followed by months of drought, the University of California...

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Oct 7 2016

Contech Engineered Solutions' UrbanGreen steel reinforced polyethylene rainwater harvesting tank has been certified to be in compliance with the...

Sep 29 2016

Thousands of residents of Los Angeles County, Calif., are requesting rain barrels for water conservation during the state's historic drought. SWS...

China, rain catchment, conservation, pollution, water study, water quality
Apr 18 2016

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) released the China Urban Water Blueprint showing nature can be...

Feb 2 2016

Sediment basins have long been the primary means of providing sediment control on larger construction sites and have generally been accepted as...

ARCSA Green Building Coalition rainwater stormwater harvesting
Dec 29 2015

American Rainwater Catchment Systems Assn. (ARCSA) announced an alliance with the Green Builder Coalition on the advancement of water efficiency...

stormwater greywater National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Dec 23 2015

In the face of drought and major water shortages, the U.S. is increasingly turning to alternative water sources like storm water and greywater,...

Dec 22 2015

The American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) and the American Rainwater Catchment Systems Assn. (ARCSA) announced the signing of a Memorandum...

ARCSA/ASPE/ANSI 78-2015: Stormwater Harvesting System Design for Direct End-Use
Aug 25 2015

The American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) announced that...

American Rainwater Catchment Systems Assn. Alliance for Water Efficiency ARCSA
Jul 9 2015

The American Rainwater Catchment Systems Assn. (ARCSA) has partnered with Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) to promote water efficiency in...

Pico Branch Library Santa Monica California rainwater harvesting
May 28 2015

Rainwater harvesting offers many important benefits, including reducing flooding and erosion; decreasing or...

May 18 2015

StormChamber is an open-bottom, HDPE infiltration chamber that functions in permeable and non-permeable soils for subsurface retention, detention...

Jan 16 2015

StormTrap specializes in providing storm water solutions and products for underground management and runoff treatment, including storm water...

Dutch Water Innovation Award 2014, Royal HaskoningDHV, rainwater harvesting
Dec 11 2014

The concept "Water-storing Greenhouse Roofs" by Royal HaskoningDHV has won the Water Innovation Award 2014 in the category "Enough Water," an...

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Campus Rainworks Challenge
Jul 25 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has launched its third-annual Campus...

Jul 24 2014

In the world of aquatic sporting and adventure, there are few...

CSA Group ICC Rainwater Collection System Standard North America U.S. Canada
Mar 3 2014

With the appointment of a U.S./Canadian Consensus Committee, the Intl. Code Council (ICC) and CSA Group are starting a project to develop the new...