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  • Oregon officials destroy man's fire suppression reservoirs
    Oregon officials destroy man's fire suppression reservoirs
    Here is another warning for those attempting to live off grid and collect rainwater. On June 17, 2014 three reservoirs were destroyed by the Oregon Water Resources Department on Gary Harrington's property.Oregon state officials used a 1925 law...
  • How to store Water for long term Survival
    How to store Water for long term Survival
    Here’s what everyone should know about how to efficiently store water to be prepared for a catastrophe.Ever thought about the possibility that your water service could cease in the event of some kind of catastrophe? Would you have enough for...
  • Boy in fountain
    FMWD, Rain Barrels International offer free water harvesting class
    Attend a free rainwater harvesting class so-sponsored by Rain Barrels International and Foothill Municipal Water District is being offered on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the FMWD offices, 4536 Hampton Road, La Cañada...
  • Map to Innovate Building Rooftop Conference Room on River Street
    Sustainable site LEED credit workshop July 2013
    On Thursday July 18, 2013 from noon to 1 p.m., the South Carolina Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council will host theworkshop "1 GBCI Credit:Beyond the Building, Sustainable Site Applications for LEED Credits" at the Innovate...
  • Capture rain using your house as the medium
    Rain barrels conform to water restrictions in Central Florida
    Granted, the water restrictions have little effect on Central Floridians during the rainy season, but what happens when dry spells hit? Do you risk having fines assessed by watering on your disallowed days in order to preserve the beauty of your...
  • Cate Blanchett
    Rainwater harvesting draws support from stars like Cate Blanchett
    One way to lead a greener, more self-sustained life is to install a rain water collection system, like the one recently supported by Cate Blanchettfor use in the Sydney Theater Company’s building. Blanchett, star of recent films like 2008...
  • Rainwater
    Review of ‘Rainwater’ by Sandra Brown where one’s convictions impact many lives
    The novel ‘Rainwater’, written by New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown, was published in 2009 by Simon & Schuster. This book takes a turn from her normal romantic suspense novels, taking one back in time to relay a...
  • Rainwater Harvesting
    Fort Worth's look toward the future: Part 3
    This week brings the third and final installment of a three part series profiling Fort Worth's plan of action for the next twenty years in an effort to prepare the city for population influxes. It is predicted that by the year 2030, the...