Protecting Clean Water – Ditch the Myth

Protecting Clean Water - Ditch the Myth

Through education and research, RainBank is committed to sharing information of value to readers that can help them learn more about why it’s important to have clean water and how to design, build and maintain rainwater harvesting and collection systems for home and business.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seek to protect clean water and have proposed a rule to clarify protection for streams and wetlands under the Clean Water Act.

Here is a link to facts that were published in order to dispel apprehensions and misunderstandings about the proposed rule.  The site also points out that the proposed rule will help cut through red tape to make normal farming practices easier, while also ensuring that waters are clean for human health, communities, and the economy.

Ken Blair
A rainwater collection systems designer and consultant, Ken has designed and installed residential and commercial systems, primarily in the northwest United States for more than 10 years and, in 2014, began consulting and managing builds in other states. Ken is an accredited ARCSA Professional Designer / Installer and Life Member, the Northwest Regional ARCSA representative and advisor to its education committee and is available to speak about Rainwater Collection Systems design and builds.

Ken is a United States Navy veteran, having served on active duty during the Vietnam War era. He attained the rate of E-4 Machinist Mate.

A career entrepreneur, Ken created a new business focus with a commercial dive company in Hawaii in the mid 1980′s to respond to and clean up oil spills, oil spill equipment training, service and maintenance for the oil co-op service industry. Ken is passionate about having a positive impact on the environment and is also a founding director of BANK-ON-RAIN (2011-2014), whose mission is to create grassroots solutions for rainwater collection for consumption and agriculture in developing areas of the planet.

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