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David Brower Center
2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA, 94704, United States

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October 23, 2014

Presented by the David Brower Center in partnership with Restore Hetch Hetchy

As part of the public programming for the David Brower Center’s Art/Act: Maya Lin exhibition, the Center and Restore Hetch Hetchy present theWater Fights events, a series of two programs designed to illuminate the past, present, and future of California’s water. The first, Water Fights: California Water Bond, will focus on informing voters about the controversial November ballot initiative to overhaul our state’s water systems. The second, Water Fights: California Water Conflicts, highlights California’s history of major water redistribution projects with an eye toward its future.


Date: October 23, 2014 7:00 pm
Cost: $10 suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds

November 6, 2014

We all want our residential projects to save more water, but keeping up with the latest practices and policies can be challenging. In its latest conference, Build It Green delivers advanced solutions to help building professionals like you overcome water conservation barriers.
Landscape design and strategy: Learn your options for replacing lawns with solutions across the landscaping spectrum, from native plants to xeriscape, with a look at water usage and project costs for each. Explore design how-to’s and common mistakes.

Behavior and Water System Design: Learn about new technologies that automate water conservation in modern bathrooms and help overcome wasteful behaviors.

Water-Energy Nexus: Optimizing and designing home water systems to save both energy and water, including structured plumbing, recirculation strategies, fixture and appliance selection, and troubleshooting issues.

Gray Water and Rain Water Reuse: A review of low-cost to more advanced systems, how to balance source and sink, and a case study of a Passivhaus home that utilized laundry-to-landscape strategies and rainwater capture.

GreenPoint Rated and Water Conservation: A panel of experts will discuss design/code challenges for gray water and the role of GreenPoint Rated Version 6.0 in water conservation. Hear perspectives and share your opinions on installation, design, and policy.

Date: November 6, 2014 8:00 am
Cost: $25 for members, $35 for non-members

November 13, 2014

Please join us to honor visionary leader and Urban Habitat founder, Carl Anthony, and celebrate the start of our next 25 years of advancing environmental, economic, and social justice in the Bay Area.

Date: November 13, 2014 4:00 pm
Cost: $50

December 11, 2014

The Annual Conference on Disruptive Innovation in plastic pollution is a forum to share ideas that are bold and forward thinking, and challenge the current status-quo of plastic usage. It is an opportunity for early access to some of the most innovative people and businesses eliminating plastic pollution. The conference brings together cleantech leaders, investors, scientists, journalists, academics and entrepreneurs in an exchange of ideas in cleantech. Presenting sponsors will have a custom, global forum for ideation on their most pressing concerns, and benefit from significant media exposure.

Start: December 11, 2014
End: December 12, 2014