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" CJ’s years of expertise was evident in his ability to quickly assess and help us determine the best solutions for both stormwater management to protect the bluff our house sits back from, and how to best direct, store and utilize rainwater as we strive to do our part to use water smartly and to also prepare for the eventual likelihood that our water source might be overcome by saltwater intrusion. We really appreciate his mindfulness for our budget and ability to help us prioritize and plan on the spot so that we can move forward in protecting the bluff and our home and our water resources. " -Amy T.

" I would highly recommend Northwest Rain Solutions to anyone who is struggling with their well water quality and/or quantity. My property has an extremely low producing well, that was continually getting worse and worse. Thankfully CJ was able to set up an efficient rain catchment system that provides clean, safe, and well managed water to my home year-round. CJ is knowledgeable, dependable, and he runs a very professional business. My home has run completely on rainwater for a few years now, and I couldn’t be happier. If you are not happy with your well water, you will not regret giving CJ a call. " -M. Johnson

" I wanted to thank you and your guys for the excellent work at our home...I was most impressed at the care taken to avoid a big mess in our front lawn. Your guys were extremely careful, courteous and professional. I am also very satisfied that the work will result in an effective solution of the problem. " -DM

" CJ and his team at Northwest Rain Solutions have been amazing to work with and have been a lifesaver in finding a solution to our water issues on Lummi Island. CJ’s competence, experience, professionalism, and knowledge are unsurpassed! We built our dream home on Lummi Island with completion in 2007. Prior to that in 2005 we had a well drilled which at the time produced 1.75 gallons per minute but the water contained glacial silt. Unfortunately, we found the silt would not clear so, at considerable expense, we added a pump house with an osmotic filter system. This removed the silt, but required frequent backwashes to do so. The system served us well over the next twelve years though on a rare occasion of high use during the dryer season we found ourselves with borderline production. Under the guidance of CJ we have installed a marvelous rain catchment system utilizing a 27,000 gallon galvanized steel tank with the capacity to supply us with an annual average of around 60,000 gallons of clean, safe, potable water. This is enough to be our sole supply of water should the need ever arise. Meanwhile, we have designated our well production as an auxiliary supply which we electively use when desired. The entire system is impressively classy with minimal maintenance and a near effortless supply of natural, pure. and tasty water. Island life is much simpler now! MANY THANKS TO CJ AND NORTHWEST RAIN SOLUTIONS! " -Sandy and Dan Austin

" Our engineering firm reviews the Northwest Rain Solutions designs, and we consider them the leaders in the rainwater catchment business. Innovative, cost effective, low maintenance and safe and reliable drinking water. " -Tony Freeland

" We live on a hill in South Bellingham, and due to our home's location, we have sump pumps. The previous owner was an engineer, and he had installed sumps and a drainage system. In recent years it hasn't proved effective against some of the heavy rain we've had. After our efforts to add another drainage line three years ago, we woke up to about 1/2 inch inch of water in most of our lower level last week. We knew we needed a professional evaluation, so we contacted BIA, and they gave us NW Rain Solutions' phone number. CJ arrived within an hour, and walked through our downstairs and checked the outside drainage system. My husband was using a back hoe to inspect the sump and drainage pipes. CJ told us how he'd divert the water. We had a time crunch, and he was more than willing to come the next day. He got right into the trench and helped my husband shovel down to the foundation and build a much more effective drainage system. The project was completed in one day. We appreciated CJ's pleasant personality and professional expertise. " -M.M. & J.M.

" Excellent all the way around! I called on a Friday morning. CJ came and looked at my drainage issue that night and had me an estimate within a couple of days - itemizing all the work and costs separately. I wanted some additional work, so he revised it accordingly, also promptly. If I had a question, he was responsive by email, text or phone - same day. The work began when he said it would begin, and Marc worked hard and carefully around the house and utility lines. He was efficient and conscientious. He showed up when he said he would, which I really appreciate. They tended to the big things efficiently, systematically and sensibly. The major problem was corrected and they went the extra mile to make sure it would not recur, plus gave me advice on how to landscape the problem areas of my yard. When I got the final bill it was less than I expected, which is very unusual in this day and age. Highly recommend NW Rain Solutions!! " -P.H.

" January 17, 2020 I feel very fortunate to have found such a talented & professional company as Northwest Rain Solutions!! CJ and Marc have exceptional knowledge of resolving stormwater issues and landscaping to enhance rain gardens. What a treat! Both of them were a joy to consult with...always on time and always had options to address the issues! I would fully refer anyone to this company if they have a stormwater issue!! " -Respectfully, Darwin Helmuth

" Thanks for all the work and the education on what needed to happened for the city program to be successful!... The project left us with a lovely backyard space for our family to enjoy. I would highly recommend your services to friends and neighbors. " -RW

" After moving into an older house on South Hill, we began to realize that our moisture problem was not simple. CJ proved to be a great listener and educator about the nature of our problem, and he made sure that we understood the comprehensive fix he proposed. When it came time to do the work, Marc and his crew proved to be exceptional: professional, courteous, and dedicated to getting the job done, offering helpful explanations every step of the way. We are pleased with the results and feel we made a smart investment that will lengthen the lifetime of our property. I would recommend NW Rain Solutions to anyone hoping to make peace with the water they live with here in Whatcom County. " -T.W.

" Working with NW Rain Solutions has been such a treat. First, I enjoyed the enthusiasm and knowledge of John Sweeney in guiding me through the process of a green roof. Second, the professionalism of John and CJ, as they worked to install the green roof, was exceptional in a town where many people don’t know what the word “service” means. And finally, the plants that John suggested and then installed once agreed upon, went in without a hitch and are thriving in our very complex winter weather of 2014-2015. I’m so glad I contacted John and he introduced me to this fine organization. I would use them again for water issues and solutions. " -Karen Duddlesten