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American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association
Promotes sustainable rainwater harvesting practices to help solve potable, nonpotable, stormwater and energy challenges throughout the world.
http://www.arcsa.org/

BBC News: Rain capture answer to water woe
Rainwater harvesting could prove a cheap, easy solution to Africa's water woes, according to a UN report.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/6143746.stm

Drinking Rain Water
Ask a scientist: why can't I drink rain water?
http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/askasci/wea00/wea00044.htm

HarvestH2O.com
Online community promoting sustainable water management practices. Includes articles, FAQ, and instructions for establishing collection systems.
http://www.harvesth2o.com/

Harvesting Rainwater
A case study of a rainwater collection and storage system is presented, focusing on water quality at various points: from roof runoff to an underground concrete cistern.
http://www.uoregon.edu/~hof/S01havestingrain/

Harvesting Rainwater for Landscape Use
A rainwater harvesting informational website prepared by Patricia H. Waterfall, an extension agent for the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension.
http://ag.arizona.edu/pubs/water/az1052/

International Rainwater Harvesting Alliance
IRHA provides lobbying and advocacy platforms for rainwater harvesting and provides a forum for its members to work together or share experiences for their mutual benefit.
http://www.irha-h2o.org/

Rain Barrel Information and Sources
Features information and resources on systems for collecting rain water.
http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/stewardship/nw-yard-and-garden/rain-barrels.aspx

Rain Water System Design Report
Report on rain water system designs for the new environmental science and engineering building at the University of Waterloo, Canada.
http://www.watgreen.uwaterloo.ca/projects/library/760/final.html

Rainwater Harvesting
Explains the benefits, and describes simple and complex systems. Includes maintenance suggestions and an online calculator. Contributions by the Texas Cooperative Extension of Texas A&M University.
http://rainwaterharvesting.tamu.edu/

UK Rainwater Harvesting Association
News, rainwater harvesting FAQ, information for prospective members, goals and mission statement.
http://www.ukrha.org/