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Hall of Fame - ARCSA Lifetime Achievement Award

Mike Ruck



Mike Ruck, Chief Water Officer, Rain Water Solutions, May 1999 – present


Responsibilities; provide oversight for all operations as well as the design, installation, and engineering of rainwater harvesting systems, focused on new product development and current trends, codes, and laws regulating rainwater use and stormwater run-off.


Mike became associated with ARCSA at the first ever conference in Austin, Texas in 2003. The first conference was a ground swell of motivation for Mike and Rain Water Solutions. Mike and his wife Lynn are life-time members of ARCSA. Mike was appointed as the first SE regional representative for ARCSA. He would later serve as Vice President from October 2010 until October 2012. He served as conference chair for the 2012 ARCSA Conference in Raleigh, NC. Mike has been an ARCSA AP since 2005 and is currently an ARCSA instructor. He has attended every ARCSA conference except for the one in Hawaii in 2007.


Junction, Texas August 2010. Mike attended the ARCSA train the trainer and was lead instructor on modular, below ground systems and demonstrated proper installation techniques for “Rain Tank” system.


Athens, Georgia May 23-27, 2011: 100. 200, 300 level training

Mike was assistant instructor with Billy Kniffen and was lead on several of the sessions during the week-long training at the University of Georgia. 


Atlanta, Georgia, May 28 2011. Lead instructor ARCSA 100 level training at Southface Energy Institute 241 Pine Street NC Atlanta GA 30308.


Port-au-Prince, Haiti, November 13-15, 2011

Traveled to Haiti with Samaritan’s Purse as part of an effort to promote rainwater harvesting as part of their rebuilding process after a devastating earthquake struck the island in January of 2010. We started working with Samaritan’s Purse right after the quake (Feb 2010) supplying rain barrels and instruction on rwh as part of their relief efforts.



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