These two photos of Folsom Lake Reservoir in Northern California starkly illustrate the severity of the current drought.
***Sorry, the workshop is full***
Eagle Rock Area, Los Angeles
October 4, 2014,
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 $200 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 city of Pasadena (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 digging;
Cost of the workshop is $30 to $60 per
person. Early registration is recommended
since the class is expected to fill up - our last
workshop sold out within one day.
Sorry, the workshop is full.
We will schedule another one soon. please sign
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