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Upcoming Workshops

There are currently no scheduled workshops. This section will update as new workshops are available.

Why Choose Us

Bob Burgess and Rainwater Connection™ have specialized in designing and installing rainwater harvesting (RWH) systems for over 12 years. We have demonstrated that rainwater is a sustainable high quality water source for drinking water for your home, for indoor or outdoor use in industrial/commercial projects, and for residential gardening. Our vision was to form a company that addresses all aspects of sustainable water management. This includes water conservation, storm water management, and combining rainwater with piped water or wells.

Experience Counts

A 12 year track record for high quality rainwater harvesting and storage systems specifically suited to our west coast environment.

Sensitive, custom design

We work from the outset with the owner and architect to create a water system that blends with the home and its natural setting.

Spillway to Water Basin

Water Security and Quality you desire, for all your needs

Our roof to tap design/build service is inclusive; from the roof and gutter detailing, to the water disinfection equipment on the way to the tap.

Our building experience helps insure cost-effective choices.


From spillway to water basin and rock stream
bed - underground to storage tank

Rain Chain

From roof to rain chain and pot –
underground to 8,300 gallon steel cistern


From simple do-it-yourself solutions for non potable water to engineered stamped plans for potable water systems.

A full choice of rainwater harvesting products

  • Help select the best products for your needs/environment from all available sources
  • Performance test products from all over the world
  • Offer locally manufactured products for the BC environment

Maintenance that is Manageable

  • Systems designed for ease of maintenance
  • Custom manuals with a description of the system - from roof to tap
  • "As built" ready-reference photos
  • Detailed operations and maintenance instructions
  • Cleaning and maintenance schedule checklists

Promoting best practices

  • Bob's home and office run entirely on rainwater
  • Actively advocates for the use of rainwater as a sustainable resource through public presentations, seminars and workshops
  • Consults to government and the development community on the potential for using rainwater in a variety of applications





Collecting clean, clear water is the trademark of the Rainwater Connection™

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