Rainwater Harvesting (RWH) usually refers to
the collection of rainfall runoff from roof
surfaces in cisterns for domestic use;
however, it may also include surface water
collection in small tanks for livestock
watering and landscape irrigation. Rainwater
Harvesting is most applicable where other
sources of water are either not available or
are too expensive.
This work consists of installing specialized
rain gutters, cistern/tanks, filtration system
and pumps. Ongoing maintenance would
include replacing the UV bulb every 14
months, replacing sediment filter every 30
days and replacing the activated carbon filter
every 90 days. Read more....
Rainwater Harvesting Professional
The careers in water technologies crosses over a wide range of opportunities. This field will continue to grow as our communities seek ways to preserve and
conserve our valuable water.
Rainwater Irrigation Technician
Job consists of designing and installing
irrigation systems using collected rainwater.
Garden and lawn irrigation systems for the
average homeowner range from portable
lawn sprinklers to automatic sprinkler
systems, drip irrigation, and rain barrels.
There are several job definitions within this
Click here for further information on
certifications and descriptions.
Tribal Drinking Water and Wastewater
Operator and Manager Training
NAWA provides tribal water and
wastewater operators, managers, utility
commissions and tribal leadership with
continued training and technical
assistance in their goals to: Strengthen
tribal sovereignty and Self-determination
and protect health and environment in
|"My tribal ceremonies begin and end with water. It is our highest medicine and represents the
purity of human interactions and respect as we keep it clean and revere its presence in our lives.”
People of the River – People of the Salmon
Wana Thlama-Nusuxmi Tanánma
by Elizabeth Woody Navajo-Warm Springs-Wasco-Yakama