Welcome to the Rainwater Harvesting Association of Australia
The Rainwater Harvesting Association of Australia (RHAA), formerly Australian Rainwater Industry Development group (ARID), is a not for profit organization (a company limited by guarantee) assisting manufacturers and other plumbing industry stakeholders in promoting the benefits of rainwater and reuse water, whilst also providing a sometimes different perspective on water sustainability issues to stakeholder groups and Governments.
The application of rainwater (and stormwater) and other sources of water fit for certain applications and reuse is now firmly on the agenda of Federal / State governments and water businesses.
To represent the Australian water harvesting and reuse industry through a uniformed approach for the promotion, education and product development of fit for purpose technologies to achieve water sustainability within all communities
Benefits to Members
A voice to lobby governments and water businesses,
and to assist in the development of policy and
plumbing reform needed for the consistent uptake
of reuse water.
Keep informed of regulation(s) and government
directions (Federal, State and local governments).
Consistent promotion of benefits of reuse water
and products through;
Centralised national database of industry stakeholders / government contacts through a restricted section on website.
Opportunities for ongoing research and testing.
Industry links / networking opportunities / links with other allied industries and associations.
Nationally consistent approach message through national/ State and regional representation by members.
Foundation members – recognition as a founding member for the life of the Australian Rainwater Industry Development company.
Become a member:
To find out more about becoming a member please contact
on (03) 9321 0710.
New water plan for the 'sun burnt' country
"Australia needs a new approach to the management of water in urban areas, according to a proposal released today by the Australian Rainwater Industry Development Group (ARID).
ARID is the peak body for the urban rainwater collection industry. It was formed in 2004 and its members include manufacturers of water tanks, pumps and other rainwater collection equipment."
To view the full press release click here.
To download the Discussion Paper click here.
Last Updated on Friday, 14 March 2014 14:56