Rain Water Solutions manufactures and distributes the 65-gallon Moby rain barrel as well as our latest addition - the 50 gallon Ivy rain barrel. We also design and install above and below ground rainwater harvesting systems. We work with residents, local and state agencies, and public and private institutions to develop custom solutions with the intent of protecting their landscape investment and reducing the use of costly, treated water. Our goal is to educate and engage our clients on the importance of protecting water quality through conserving water and reducing storm water runoff.
Mike Ruck, co-founder and Chief Water Officer
Mike is passionate about rainwater harvesting and all things environmentally friendly. He provides oversight for all operations as well as the design, installation, and engineering of rainwater harvesting systems. Mike is focused on new product development and current trends, codes, and laws regulating rainwater re-use and storm water runoff. Mike is Vice President on the Board of Directors for the American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association and is an accredited professional through ARCSA as well as certified through the NC State University for Storm Water BMP Inspection and Maintenance. Presently Mike is on the City of Raleigh Water Task Force committee.
Lynn Ruck, co-founder and Director Of World Headquarters
Lynn wears many hats at Rain Water Solutions, including providing oversight of the company’s core business of rain barrel production, sales and distribution. She also coordinates marketing, municipal programs, and the myriad of other daily tasks involved in running a growing business. She is focused on new market development as well as education and outreach. She plays well with others and loves to educate folks on the benefits of protecting one of our most precious natural resources, water. Lynn serves on the membership committee for the American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association.
Jennifer Platt, Director of Business Development and The Rain Brain
Jennifer loves creating and building innovative, rapid-growth, environmentally sustainable enterprises. She spent eight years developing the Town of Cary’s (NC) nationally recognized water conservation program. With seventeen years of experience in the government, nonprofit and small business worlds, she plays an integral part in strategic planning, business development, market research and creating alliances. Jennifer is a Board member of the Irrigation Water Management Association and recently served on the City of Raleigh’s Water Conservation Advisory Board.
We look forward to helping you with your water needs!
Certified B Corporation
The American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association
U.S. Green Building Council
Green Home Builders of the Triangle
The Reuse Alliance