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Laundry to Landscape Hands-On Installation Workshop

October 22, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

If you are ready take water conservation to the next level, this workshop will get you ready to install a Laundry to Landscape Greywater system at your house. Laundry to Landscape Greywater Systems reuse waste water from your clothes washing machine to irrigate your garden and landscaping. This is a two part class with a morning lecture and an afternoon hands-on demonstration installation of a laundry to landscape greywater system at a local residence.

Class details and schedule:

  • 9-Noon, Classroom Instruction: We will cover code requirements, greywater compatible products and plants, greywater parts and materials identification, calculating irrigation field size and plant water requirements, mulch basin construction, creating a design for your system and maintaining your greywater system.
  • 12-1:30, Lunch Break and Travel to Installation Site: You should have enough time to eat lunch on campus or at a nearby park if you bring a bag lunch. There are also two local lunch spots that may work for you given the time provided.
  • 1:30-4:00, Hands-on Demonstration Installation: We will begin promptly at 1:30. Please be sure to bring/wear: hat, clothes you can get dirty in, water bottle, gloves. You may also bring your own tools but there will be some provided so that students can participate in the landscaping and plumbing work required for the installation.


Cabrillo College Extension Program


Cabrillo College Room 609
6500 Soquel Drive
Aptos, CA 95003 United States
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