What We Do
RAIN's objective is to aid in the protection of our rivers and improve public health by making source water the top priority. With our Early Warning Spill Detection System we aim to alert water treatment facilities about contamination before it can spread downstream. We hope to educate the public on source water and help everyone understand how important water is to our health and in our every day lives.
RAIN's Early Warning Spill Detection System alerts water treatment facilities when the monitoring equipment notices an irregular parameter reading. This gives them time to take preventative measures.
Our member network of over 50 and our many partnerships allow for collaboration on projects and ideas working towards protecting our rivers and our public health.
We have 23 monitoring sites that utilize modern technology to gauge the quality of the water, based on a number of different parameters throughout the Ohio River Basin.
We monitor water at the source. Our interactive map displays the results online in real-time. This information can be used to educate the public and expand knowledge about source water protection.
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Looking for information on water quality in the region? RAIN has launched a new initiative to better inform stakeholders about source water and serve as a water quality hub.