Rainwater Catchment Systems

Rainwater Catchment Systems

About this course

Learning Format:

Article / eBook

Description:

Capturing, filtering, and redirecting rainwater can serve as a powerful resource for your domestic water needs, particularly in cold, rural climates. Raingardens, bioswales, berms, and tree pits are easy to construct and have the potential to transform your home’s natural landscape. In this course, you will learn the benefits of such rainwater catchment systems, how they function, and how to install your own.

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn how to properly filter rainwater for domestic use.
  • Discover the pros and cons of several rainwater catchment methods.
  • Identify which method for rainwater catchment is best suited to your needs.
  • Learn how to install and maintain your own cold climate rainwater catchment system(s). 
Continuing Education Credit:

This course has been approved by these organizations and associations.

Course Title: Rainwater Catchment Systems
Course Number: PC-277
Delivery Name: Procore Technologies
Curriculum Group Name: AIA Providers
Credit: 1.5 AIA LU

Procore's Continuing Education courses may fulfill state licensing requirements. When a course is completed, a certificate of completion is provided. It is up to the construction professional to submit their certificates of completion to their state licensing board to request credit for participating in a Procore Continuing Education course. 

Curriculum

  • About the Cold Climate Housing Research Center
  • Best Management Practices for Rainwater Catchment Systems in Alaska
  • Setting up a water catchment system
  • Rain Garden
  • Swales and Berms
  • Rain Barrel
  • Tree Pit
  • Infiltration and Flow-Through Planters
  • Quiz
  • Congratulations! You've completed a Procore Continuing Education course!
  • We want to hear from you!

About this course

Learning Format:

Article / eBook

Description:

Capturing, filtering, and redirecting rainwater can serve as a powerful resource for your domestic water needs, particularly in cold, rural climates. Raingardens, bioswales, berms, and tree pits are easy to construct and have the potential to transform your home’s natural landscape. In this course, you will learn the benefits of such rainwater catchment systems, how they function, and how to install your own.

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn how to properly filter rainwater for domestic use.
  • Discover the pros and cons of several rainwater catchment methods.
  • Identify which method for rainwater catchment is best suited to your needs.
  • Learn how to install and maintain your own cold climate rainwater catchment system(s). 
Continuing Education Credit:

This course has been approved by these organizations and associations.

Course Title: Rainwater Catchment Systems
Course Number: PC-277
Delivery Name: Procore Technologies
Curriculum Group Name: AIA Providers
Credit: 1.5 AIA LU

Procore's Continuing Education courses may fulfill state licensing requirements. When a course is completed, a certificate of completion is provided. It is up to the construction professional to submit their certificates of completion to their state licensing board to request credit for participating in a Procore Continuing Education course. 

Curriculum

  • About the Cold Climate Housing Research Center
  • Best Management Practices for Rainwater Catchment Systems in Alaska
  • Setting up a water catchment system
  • Rain Garden
  • Swales and Berms
  • Rain Barrel
  • Tree Pit
  • Infiltration and Flow-Through Planters
  • Quiz
  • Congratulations! You've completed a Procore Continuing Education course!
  • We want to hear from you!