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The Water Coalition of Santa Cruz County sponsors a variety of workshops for Santa Cruz County residents. These workshops cover water-saving techniques and conservation principles to help preserve and protect our most valuable resource. For more information and to register for workshops, search on the calendar links below.


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Laundry to Landscape Greywater Installation Workshop

August 2, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


This class will prepare you to install a simple, cost-effective laundry-to-landscape greywater irrigation system at your own home.

During the class you will:

  • Gain hands-on experience with parts and equipment needed to build your system
  • Learn about code-compliant system design
  • Get help figuring out how much greywater your household generates
  • Learn which plants in your existing landscape are suited to greywater irrigation
  • Install a laundry-to-landscape system at your home! (Or another home in your community)

Workshop Agenda

Classroom Instruction 9:00 am – noon

  • Code Requirements
  • Greywater compatible products and plants
  • Parts identification hands-on activity
  • Calculating irrigation field size and plant water requirements
  • Mulch basin construction
  • Creating a design for your system
  • Maintaining your greywater system

Lunch 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Travel to the workshop installation site to eat lunch. Don’t forget to bring a lunch, sunscreen, and a water bottle!

Hands-on Installation Practice 1:00 4:00 pm

Learn from the pros and gain hands-on experience installing a laundry to landscape system at a workshop participant’s home.


August 2, 2015
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Water Conservation Coalition


Live Oak Grange
1900 17th Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062 United States
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