Drought-Proof Your Landscape with Greywater, 3/6/14

Drought-Proof Your Landscape with Greywater, 3/6/14

Join us for an evening presentation by greywater experts from Greywater Action. Find out if a greywater system is a good match for your home and landscape. Come to learn about common types of systems, advantages and limitations of different systems, plant friendly soaps and products, calculating water savings, costs, and codes and regulations.
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Shift in Perspective: It’s a Drought 37% of the Time

Shift in Perspective: It's a Drought 37% of the Time

The news media, the governor, water agencies, farmers, urban residents, and even President Obama have all responded to the extreme drought. While this response is warranted based on available water resources, a recent blog post by Wholly H2O’s Elizabeth Dougherty points out that treating the drought like an exceptional weather event is inaccurate. Looking back… Read more »

EcoHouse Tour This Sunday, 6/30/13: Create Water-Saving Features in Your Yard

EcoHouse Tour This Sunday, 6/30/13: Create Water-Saving Features in Your Yard

Concerned about drought? Summer is a great time for setting your yard up to be a water-saving site with greywater systems, rainwater catchment, earthworks, and appropriate landscaping choices. At this Sunday’s tour, you’ll learn about greywater design and take a tour of the EcoHouse systems–the first permitted residential constructed wetland/greywater system in California and the… Read more »

This Saturday, EcoHouse Class and Poetry Event

This Saturday, EcoHouse Class and Poetry Event

We’ve got two events for your consideration this Saturday, June 23rd. First up, in the morning at the EcoHouse, we will have a tour and discussion of all the water saving features incorporated into the yard there. If you’re curious to learn more about rainwater catchment, greywater and rain garden features, this class will provide… Read more »

Greywater, Rainwater Catchment, Earthworks Tour at the EcoHouse, Sunday, 4/29/12

Greywater, Rainwater Catchment, Earthworks Tour at the EcoHouse, Sunday, 4/29/12

With the warm weather here and the recent rains still within memory, this tour will provide an overview of water saving landscapes in action! The EcoHouse will host a tour next Sunday, showing how you can turn your house and yard into a water saving site with greywater systems, rainwater catchment, earthworks, and appropriate landscaping… Read more »