Rainwater and the Zombie Apocalypse

zombie-949915_640As we celebrate Halloween – and zombie sightings are plentiful, we give you this blast from the past – a post we first shared in December 2015 about how rainwater harvesting has moved so far from niche to mainstream – even Hollywood is getting into the action!

Rainwater harvesting has made it to Hollywood!

A blog post from RainSaucers, performs a case study of how rainwater harvesting has become part of the background of the show The Walking Dead. The American television drama is based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman, portraying life in the weeks and months following a zombie apocalypse.

It’s interesting to read the case studies, broken down by season and episode, to see how the human survival instinct kicks in to ensure basic needs, like water for hydration, are met.

If you are affected by a zombie attack

Hopefully, your needs for rainwater harvesting aren’t brought about by a zombie apocalypse, but if it does, now you can be a little more prepared.

Read the full article here.

Happy Halloween from RainBank!

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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