Rainwater Harvesting

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Feb 3 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…
Jan 1 2020
We live in a fragile environment that is becoming even more fragile with our changing climate. As our climate grows more unpredictable in the coming…
Dec 18 2019
New data shows that rainwater in some parts of the U.S. contains high enough levels of potentially toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)…
Nov 1 2019
The state of Maryland and Conowingo Dam have reached a settlement requiring dam owner Exelon to invest more than $200 million to improve water…
Aug 16 2019
The U.S. EPA announced $3.15 million in water quality funding in Iowa. According to an EPA news release, three EPA Farmer to Farmer Cooperative…
New water harvesting device uses solar energy
New water harvesting device uses solar energy
Jun 26 2018
Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a solar-powered water…
Mar 23 2018
Extreme drought and water shortages in major cities such as Cape Town, South Africa; São Paulo, Brazil; Los Angeles, and Beijing, China, have brought…
Jan 25 2018
Cleanflo Water Technologies was contacted by design-build architectural firm Noar.ca Inc. and engineering firm Elmid Designs to design and install a…
Nov 17 2017
The Conowingo Elementary School storm water retrofit project was initiated to fulfill requirements of Cecil County, Md.’s Watershed Implementation…
Apr 7 2017
GE Water & Process Technologies issued a white paper on “Addressing Water Scarcity through Recycling and Reuse: A Menu for Policymakers/…
Feb 3 2017
If you manufacture roofing materials, coatings, water distribution and containment products, or even solar panels, you may have been asked the…
Feb 3 2017
Watching a 21st-century America’s Cup racing yacht in action is jaw-dropping. The state-of-the-art catamarans harness a solid airplane wing-like sail…
Nov 29 2016
Rainwater catchment systems are water collection systems that harvest rainwater at the first point of contact from rainfall. These systems can be…
Sep 28 2016
Above: Rainwater harvesting cisterns before underground installation  Michael Klement of Architectural Resource was forming a design team seeking…
Apr 7 2016
In WQP, we have often covered rain barrels and the many benefits they offer – they help reduce the impact of storm water runoff and help homeowners…
Feb 18 2016
HarvestH2o has introduced a rainwater harvesting site analysis tool. The tool provides a homeowner or builder information pertaining to how much rain…
Photo Credit: NASA/Hal Pierce
Jul 1 2015
Rainwater could save people in India money, according to a new study by scientists looking at NASA satellite data. The study, partially funded by…
Jun 3 2015
Growing, intertwined water challenges confront us: Storm water is polluting watersheds, and there is a global shortage of clean water and growing…
Mar 23 2015
Rajendra Singh, known as the "Water Man of India," was named the 2015 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for his water restoration efforts, improving…
Mar 4 2015
The University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program will hold nine free community workshops across the island to give residents access to information…
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