At Rainwater Recovery Inc. we are passionate believers in the statement: “We’ve got to get drinking water out of the irrigation water. And toilet water, and make-up water, and…” This blog showcases people and organizations who are figuring out ways to do just that. As well as reducing drinking water demand for cooling tower makeup, fire suppression, [...]Learn More
And I mean BIG changes.
First off, Rainwater’s Waltham office has been closed up and the Rainwater team have moved to Brookline. Specifically, the Geosyntec office in Brookline. Yes, that’s right. Geosyntec Consultants has acquired Rainwater Recovery.
Geosyntec is an exciting place to be right now, with so many smart and innovative people working on hundreds of [...]
charity: water does everything right. They are a non-profit who’s mission is to bring clean and safe drinking water to places like the Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Haiti. In fact, they’ve completed 1,247 water projects, serving 650,000 people (according to their website).
Rainwater Recovery is exploring ways to help some non-profits, but right now, we can [...]
The Sundance Channel is showing FLOW: For the Love of Water.
This is how the film is described on their website:
Irena Salina’s award-winning documentary investigation into what experts label the most important political and environmental issue of the 21st Century – The World Water Crisis.
Salina builds a case against the growing privatization of the world’s dwindling [...]
“Section 438 represents an important next step toward improving the health of the nation’s waters…” So say Neil Wasterstein, Executive Director, and Christopher Kloss, a senior environmental scientist, both of the Low Impact Development Center in a bullishly positive piece in Stormwater. That’s Section 438 of the Energy Independence and Security Act, which they say, [...]
The Wall Street Journal had a cool interactive graphic showing the “water footprint” of certain products. Most shocking to me? It takes 35 gallons of water to make one cup of coffee, and only 8 gallons for a cup of tea. The stats come courtesy of the Water Footprint Network. They also have a water [...]
It sounds like a fantasy, but it’s real. FogQuest is a non-profit assisting families in rural areas where the needs for clean water are extreme. They use special nets on mountains for fog and rainwater collection.
They work in Eritrea, Chili, Ethiopia, Guatemala and other places around the globe where the people are without access to [...]