Tag: Rainwater Catchment

Patrick Sours

Five Lessons Learned from the Implementation of Rainwater Harvesting Systems in Tanzania

March 16, 2021

Marwa Village is a predominantly Masai community of around 5000, located in Tanzania along the Pangani River. Most residents...

Riley Mulhern

Harvesting Rainwater? Test for Arsenic

June 25, 2019

In communities around the world, rain may be one of the few safe options for drinking water. Far from...

Rob Goodier

Ten Technologies for Farming in Dry Climates

January 28, 2016

Farmers in dry climates manage to coax crops from sandy soil and water them with rain and even fog. We...

Charles Newman

Earthship Biotecture’s Six Best Practices for Sustainable Architecture

December 17, 2015

Architects as far back as Vitruvius in the first century BC have tried to condense the best practices of...

Katherine Oakes

Tips for Building a Rainwater Catchment System

September 26, 2015

A rainwater catchment system can provide water to the world’s under-served communities where the supply can be limited. It...


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