Rainwater Harvesting Workshop:
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, February 13, 2016
9am to 2pm
Interested in installing your own rainwater
harvesting system, or learning more about
them? This hands-on workshop will take you
through all aspects of designing and installing a
200-2000 gallon above-ground rainwater
catchment system. Lo, these systems are now
eligible for a $400 rebate in the city of L.A!
++Basic principles of rainwater harvesting
++How to size your system
++ Tank and cistern types
++Common mistakes: what NOT to do
++ legal and permitting issues
++ Tools, materials and connections
++ Dry-pipe systems vs. Wet-pipe systems
++ Tank foundations
++ How to get a $300-$400 rebate for your
The workshop will take place at a private home
in the Eagle Rock neighborhood (address
provided upon registration). There will be a
brief presentation followed by the installation of
an 865-gallon rainwater harvesting system at
the house. Participants will be invited to learn
and help with the installation: Basic pvc
plumbing, drilling, cutting, and digging. No
prior construction experience is necessary.
Early registration is recommended since the
class is expected to fill up quickly.
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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.