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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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Rainwater Collection for the Homeowner Turned Water Warrior
November 5, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm$85.00
Rainwater harvesting is a popular alternative for homeowners and gardeners who want to become more self-sufficient by collecting rainwater while reducing their water bills. Rainwater can be used to water gardens and for emergency water supply. In this class we will discuss the fundamentals of designing a domestic rainwater harvesting system, how to optimize capture and usage, filtration and distribution. Greywater systems will also be discussed.
There will be a lunch break followed by a field trip to visit two nearby residential rainwater harvesting system projects.