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
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 [...]
Phil Reidy, President and Founder of Rainwater Recovery Inc., will be presenting on “New Thinking in Stormwater Management” at a symposium on integrated approaches to stormwater management at the Landscape Institue of the Arnold Arboretum on Friday, February 13. While he loves to share his passion for rainwater harvesting and integrated stormwater management systems with like-minded professionals, neophytes [...]
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 [...]