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November 22, 2014

Interested in installing a greywater system at your house? Come learn how and help install an actual system in this hands-on workshop.

Lower your water bill ** Conserve water ** Practice reuse ** Grow happy plants

  • LEARN how to reuse water from your from your bathroom sinks, showers, tubs, and washing machines in this fun, hands-on workshop.
  • LEARN about common and popular greywater systems, soap and product considerations, codes, design and installation considerations, and how to build a laundry to landscape system.
  • INSTALL a greywater system from the washing machine to irrigate edible plants at a private residence, so that you can do the same to yours!

Attire:  Wear comfortable shoes and clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty. Sun/rain protection as needed. You might want to bring gloves. This is a hands-on workshop (you can also observe anything you’re not comfortable doing).

LUNCH INCLUDED!

Register online.

Date: November 22, 2014 11:00 am
Cost: $30-$100, sliding scale. Limited work-trade available.

December 6, 2014

Come learn about simple, backyard rainwater harvesting systems. We’ll cover common types of rainharvesting systems, storage options, system components, how to size a system, and irrigation methods. We’ll install a rain barrel system from repurposed food-grade barrels and a “first flush diverter”.

We’ll install a rain barrel system from repurposed food-grade barrels and a “first flush diverter”. This system will:

provide storage
reduce stormwater runoff and sewage overflows
recharge aquifers
increase your backyard harvest
lower your water bill

Date: December 6, 2014 11:00 am
Cost: $30-$100 Sliding scale