ENVR056 Rainwater Harvesting and Management


Course Description

As an ancient, yet ever new practice, the harvesting and use of rainwater is fast becoming a major issue, not only in third-world countries, but also in more developed regions, and in particular, large urban centers. By using the concepts of rainwater management, and implementing key components of rainwater harvesting, professionals and trades practitioners will be able to design, create and manage quality systems in a sustainable and environmentally ethical manner. This course is applicable across a wide range of trades and professional practices. Upon completion of this course participants are prepared to write the Rainwater Harvesting & Management certification exam of the Canadian Association for Rainwater Management.


Course Outline

  • Access to quality drinking water world-wide and at ‘home’
  • Processes for harvesting and managing rainwater
  • Rainwater availability
  • Regulations governing system implementation
  • Components of RWH/M systems
  • Design parameters of RWH/M systems



This course is suitable for: Landscape architects, architects, engineers, and landscape/garden designers Irrigation, water treatment, roofing, gutter and siding, and plumbing trades specialists Permaculturist, farmers, and community garden organizers Land planners, decision-makers in municipal offices and educators


Thank you for your interest in this course. Unfortunately, the course you have selected is currently not open for enrollment. Please complete a Course Inquiry so that we may promptly notify you when enrollment opens.
Required fields are indicated by .