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Dr. Hari KrishnaDr. Hari J. Krishna, P.E., ARCSA’s Founder (Hari's brief bio)

The American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization that was founded in 1994 by Dr. Hari J. Krishna in Austin, Texas, to promote rainwater catchment systems in the United States.


Our memberships consist of professionals working in city, state, and federal government, academia, manufacturers and suppliers of rainwater harvesting equipment, consultants, and other interested individuals.


Membership is not limited to the United States, and we encourage all rainwater harvesting enthusiasts to join our organization. Local responsibilities are often delegated to ARCSA's Regional Representatives. Click here to see a list of ARCSA's conferences and presidents.

ARCSA’s Mission Statement

Is to provide resources and information on rainwater collection, promote the advancement of rainwater conservation and work with state, county and other local governmental units in promoting rainwater catchment.

ARCSA's 2017-2018 Board of Directors


David Crawford, President

Salem, Virginia

David's Biography



Tim Haley, Vice President

Washington D.C.

Tim's Biography


Mark Pape, Treasurer

Copper Canyon, Texas

Mark's Biography







Clair Klock, Director

Oregon City, OR



Alex Passini, Director

Kamloops, BC

Alex's Biography


Robert Woodland

Ontario, Canada

Robert's Biography


Chris Maxwell-Gaines

Austin, Texas

Rocco Davis, Director


Rocco's Biography


Joe Wheeler

Austin, Texas


Kurt Steenhoek, Director

Orlando, Florida


Other Officers 





Neal Shapiro

Santa Monica, California

Neal's Biography






Click here to see our Organization Flow Chart





more Calendar

5/2/2018 » 5/3/2018
ARCSA: 2-Day Rainwater Harvesting Workshop, 5/2-5/3/17. Santa Fe, NM

9/28/2018 » 10/2/2018
2018 Annual Conference

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