Storming Weather Challenges – ARCSA Conference

The American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association (ARCSA) is co-locating its 2018 Annual Conference with the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) 2018 Convention & Expo in Atlanta, Georgia.

ARCA’s conference will take place on September 29 and 30 and will feature a full line-up of expert presentations on innovative water management topics,  with the Expo scheduled for October 1 and 2. Those who register for the ARCSA Conference will also receive free entrance to the Expo

Click here for registration details and options.

ARCSA was originally the Texas Rainwater Catchment Association (TRCA), a Texas 501c6 nonprofit formed by ARCSA members to conduct legislative lobbying in Texas. TRCA was reformed as ARCSA (a 501c6) and members were moved from the original ARCSA (501c3 association, now known as ARCSA Foundation) to the ARCSA (501c6, now known as ARCSA).

ARCSA’s Mission Statement

To provide resources and information on rainwater and stormwater collection to promote the advancement of rainwater conservation and to work with government at all levels in promoting rainwater and stormwater management.

Ken Blair, RainBank’s principal and founder, has designed and installed residential and commercial systems in the northwest United States for more than 10 years. Additionally, he is an ARCSA Certified designer, installer and Life Member.

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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