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Silver Lake area, Los Angeles
August 22, 2015
9am to 4pm
Interested in learning how to install your own
simple greywater irrigation system? We will be
teaching a greywater class and hands-on
workshop where you will learn all about
greywater and then participate in installing a
laundry-to-landscape system, converting a
washing machine to safe, legal greywater
reuse. This type of system can be installed by a
reasonably handy person in a weekend for
around $250 in parts.
++brief introduction to california's water
infrastructure and politics
++ what is greywater?
++ benefits and drawbacks of greywater reuse
++common mistakes: what NOT to do
++ legal and permitting issues
++ health and soil considerations
++ simple greywater systems:
drain out back ++
movable drain ++
laundry drum ++
branched drain ++
pumped systems ++
The workshop will take place at a private home
in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles
(address provided upon registration). The
morning will be classroom time, the afternoon
will be the installation - you are welcome to
stay for as long or as short as you like. No
prior construction experience is necessary.
Participants will be invited to learn adn help
with simple pvc plumbing, drilling, cutting, and
Cost of the workshop is $40 - $100 per
person. Early registration is recommended
since the class is expected to fill up.
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Cost of the workshop is a sliding scale, $40 to
$100 per person. Pay only what you can afford.
If you can afford to enroll at a higher rate
please do so, this helps keep our workshops
available to more people. Limited work-trade
slots are available; send us an email to enquire.