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“Friend of Cleantech Commons”, Rainmaker Worldwide, signs “Water-as-a-Service” agreement with Jamaica’s Northern Caribbean University

A potential future Cleantech Commons tenant, Rainmaker Worldwide Inc., has announced the signing of a Water-as-a-Service (WaaS) agreement with Jamaica’s Northern Caribbean University (NCU).

Rainmaker will supply up to 5,000 litres of water per day for 3 years through their established Air-to-Water technology (See video below!)

Harvesting fresh water from airborne humidity with zero chemicals, Rainmaker’s Air-to-Water innovation offers NCU a cost-effective and sustainable solution to one of the institution’s most perplexing issues – drought and water scarcity.

Rainmaker CEO, Mike Skinner, tours Cleantech Commons with executive director, Martin Yuill.
Rainmaker CEO, Mike Skinner, tours Cleantech Commons with our executive director, Martin Yuill. “Cleantech Commons will support the innovation that will bring good-paying jobs and attract other cleantech ventures to locate in the Peterborough region,” Skinner says. “Cleantech Commons is an ideal location for a world-leading global environmental technology company such as Rainmaker.”

Rainmaker’s decentralized and hybrid grid / solar-powered AW-GS25 unit will be installed at the cafeteria on the main campus in Mandeville, located 100 kilometres west of Kingston.

NCU is an academic community of 5,000 students, faculty and staff with its main Mandeville campus nestled in Jamaica’s mountainous parish of Manchester.

The university is faced with the challenge of acquiring a reliable clean water supply, which has been attempted through rainwater collection and other conservation methods to-date.

NCU President Dr. Lincoln Edwards points out that “due to lengthy seasonal droughts with unpredictable rainfall, we began searching for alternative solutions to supply our campus with consistent, high-quality drinking water. With NCU’s elevation more than 600 meters above sea level, we cannot easily access seawater to desalinate. Rainmaker’s Air-to-Water technology and Water-as-a-Service platform is the ideal approach to provide clean water with zero carbon footprint.”

Rainmaker’s patented AW technology is a solution where no water exists.

With absolutely no feedwater, expensive piping or truck transport required, AW’s compact and scalable units are distributed directly to the consumption site.

Cost-competitive over other existing technologies, AW units can be powered by solar, wind, or grid electricity, or a combination, and produce up to 20,000 litres of water per unit, per day.

Michael Skinner, Rainmaker’s
Chief Executive Officer

Rainmaker CEO, Michael Skinner told us that, “This WaaS agreement with NCU is an exciting milestone after a decade of R&D and product testing.”

Skinner says that Rainmaker’s Air-to-Water technology “is ready to disrupt the water industry’s traditional methods and bring invaluable benefits to our customers.”

NCU,” he says, “will now have access to a reliable, affordable and sustainable water source of the highest standard.

Rainmaker Worldwide Inc. is a leader in technology for the production of clean, affordable water.

Headquartered in Peterborough, Ontario, Rainmaker Worldwide has a Dutch heritage and its stocks are listed on the US OTC (over the counter) market under the symbol RAKR.

With an innovation and manufacturing center in Rotterdam, Netherlands, the company’s patented water technology provides economical drinking water at scale wherever it’s needed.

Rainmaker’s goal is to be a global leader in solving the worldwide water crisis.

For more information about Rainmaker, visit