Greywater Recycling System – A Hands-on Installation Workshop

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This class gives participants information and hands-on experience installing a system to repurpose and redirect wastewater for landscape and garden irrigation.

The first half of the day covers 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. After a one-hour lunch break we will travel to the workshop installation site, a local resident/volunteer’s home to complete an installation.

Don’t forget to bring a lunch, sunscreen, and a water bottle!

Please note: the workshop starts at 9am, but please arrive by 8:45am to check in. <pstyle:cdb>Hands-on installation practice from 1-4pm.

Class Details

1 Sessions

Aptos Main Campus

Jim Heaney 

Please read: This is a two part class with a morning lecture and an afternoon devoted to a hands on installation of a laundry to landscape gray-water system at a local residence. To help with your planning, here is a quick overview of the day: •9am -12pm: lecture in classroom •12-1:30 break for lunch and drive time to site location •1:30 -4:00 hands on installation. The location of the installation, as well as a detailed map, will be provided at the start of class. The lunch break should provide time to have lunch on campus or at one of the nearby parks if you bring a bag lunch. There are also two local lunch spots that may work for you given the time provided. The hands on portion begins promptly at 1:30. Please be sure to bring/wear the following: •Hat •Clothes you can get dirty in •Water bottle •Gloves •Your favorite digging tool, labeled with your name There will be some tools provided so that students can participate in the landscaping and plumbing work required for the installation. Feel free to call the Cabrillo Extension office during regular business hours (M-F, 9am to 5pm) if you have any questions. Please note: The workshop starts at 9am, but these classes are historically very popular so please arrive by 8:45 am to check in!



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/29/2017 - 4/29/2017 Daily - Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Aptos, Aptos Main Campus  Map, Room: 609 Jim Heaney 

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