We are often asked, “Why the name Lakota”? Alan Rossing, CEO and founder of Rossing’s, Inc. d/b/a Lakota Water Company, is a descendant of the Lakota Sioux tribe. Although he was adopted at an early age and raised in East Texas, he and his children maintain a tribal membership in South Dakota.
Alan has over 30 years of water treatment experience including industrial- and commercial-grade water production as well as installation, design, and treatment of large-scale water systems. These systems include nuclear power plants, refineries, semiconductors, bottled water plants, dialysis sites, universities, and mining companies. He has been published in the Ultrapure Water magazine and co-authored On-line Biocide Injection for Microbiological Control in Reverse Osmosis Systems. Alan oversees sales, installations, and service and is a regular presenter at various rainwater harvesting venues.
Amy Rossing, co-owner of Lakota Water Company, actively joined the team in 2015. She brings over 30 years of business and sales experience to the company with a background in the legal and HR professions. Amy oversees scheduling, HR, and marketing.
Incorporating in 2002, the Lakota Water team has serviced over 800 customers across the nation with either rainwater harvesting or water treatment needs, both residential and commercial. Specializing in whole-house use systems in excess of 10,000 gallons, the company is also highly sought after for rainwater consulting and design services.
Lakota Water company offers a variety of other renewable energy services, as well, including the incorporation of wind and solar energy into its rainwater collection system designs. The company also offers water treatment services such as whole-house Reverse Osmosis (RO) systems and environmentally-friendly alternatives to water softeners. They also offer a “mini” water treatment system for RV’s, boats, tiny homes, and other small-scale uses.
Memberships include the American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association (ARCSA).