Greywater Installer’s Course – May 17 – 21, 2017 at L.A. Eco-Village

Interested in learning how to install greywater systems? OR Becoming a greywater installer for your area? This course will teach you how to design and install these water-saving irrigation systems.   You will learn about the theory behind simple and high-end systems including the indoor use of greywater. We’ll cover basic plumbing and landscaping skills needed for the four types of common simple greywater systems. You will learn how to conduct... Read More

Regenerative Water Harvesting and Land Restoration Training Course October 7-11, 2015

Quail Springs Permaculture www.quailsprings.org Regenerative Water Harvesting and Land Restoration Training Course October 7-11, 2015 Location/Climate: Southern California, High Desert With Instructors: Craig Sponholtz – Watershed Artisans, Inc. Brenton Kelly – Quail Springs’ Land Steward, Farm Advisor & Restoration Program Director Neil Bertrando – R T Permaculture Designer Quail Springs Permaculture invites you... Read More

Restoring Water and Healing Love as Keys for a New Culture, Thursday, September 24th, 7:00 pm at Agape International Spiritual Center, Culver City, CA 90230

A rare opportunity to meet and hear some of the pioneering internationally renown people  from Tamera Ecovillage in Portugal plus the “Water Gandhi” from India.  Details below. Thursday, September 24th, 7:00 pm Agape International Spiritual Center 5700 Buckingham Parkway Culver City, CA 90230 Tickets in advance:  $15 at Eventbrite. Or for $20 at the door. Our ability to create a future worth living essentially depends on rediscovering... Read More

One Day Permaculture Classes in July 2015 with Warren Bush at Casitas Farm

Couldn’t make the full 30-Day PDC and Farm Apprenticeship this year? Then join us for one or more of our specialized day courses! Throughout the month of July, we are pleased to offer an array of specialized day courses taught by Warren Brush and guest Instructors working in fields such as Beekeeping, Indigenous Permaculture, and more. The schedule includes: Tuesday, 7/7- Introduction to Permaculture and Design Methodologies with Warren... Read More

Greywater workshop: How to install a washing machine system/ Taller de Aguas Grises, Sat., May 9, 2015 from 10am to 12:30pm at L.A. Eco-Village

*This is a bilingual workshop (English/Spanish). *Este taller es bilingüe (Inglés/Español) Laundry to landscape greywater systems are simple, affordable, and easy to maintain. With your own L2L system you can irrigate your landscape each time you do laundry, saving you water, time, and resources. Experienced instructors will lead you step-by-step through the design process, tailoring a system to fit your home. This system is legal to install... Read More

Greywater 101/ Introducción de aguas grises Wed., May 6, 2015 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Greywater 101/ Introducción de aguas grises *This is a bilingual workshop (English/Spanish). *Este taller es bilingüe (Inglés/Español) Learn how you can save water and keep your garden green with greywater. Aprenda como podemos conservar verdes nuestros jardines con agua gris.  Greywater, water from sinks, showers, and washing machines, is a great source of irrigation and can greatly reduce your outdoor water use. Greywater systems... Read More

Create Your Own Water-Wise Home & Landscape, Book talk, Friday, April 3, 2015 at 7:30pm at L.A. Eco-Village

With simple plumbing alterations and smart landscape changes, every home has the potential to create a sustainable water supply with an ecologically productive landscape. From reusing greywater, to collecting rainwater, to installing waterless composting toilets, our collective efforts can transform our home water systems.   This accessible guide–The Water-Wise Home: How to Conserve, Capture, and Reuse Water in Your Home and Landscape–by... Read More

Urban Soil Carbon Water Summit, February 24-25, 2015 at the Natural History Museum, Los Angeles

Conference website:  http://urbansoil.org/  * Living Soil +Carbon Sequestration + Native Plants = soil security = water security. Twenty prominent presenters over two days in dialogue with Summit attendees will share strategies for: • Restoring urban soils • Reducing drought • Creating a more verdant and economically viable city, and • Sequestering carbon in the soil biome to reverse climate change. Here in the City of Angels is the beginning... Read More

FULL: Five Day Greywater Installer Workshop: January 26-30, 2015 at L.A. Eco-Village

THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL.  WATCH FOR FUTURE GREYWATER WORKSHOPS Interested in learning all about greywater, installing your own system, or becoming a greywater installer for your area? This course is designed for people with either basic plumbing, landscaping, or permaculture skills who want to learn how to design and build simple, economical residential greywater systems. You will learn about the theory behind simple and high-end systems including... Read More

Greywater Workshop Saturday, November 15, 2014 at L.A. Eco-Village and other upcoming greywater events at LAEV and elsewhere

Los Angeles: (Last workshop of the year is this weekend! Nov. 15th) 1) Greywater Design and Installation workshop. Learn how to design and install your own Laundry-to-landscape greywater system. We’ll walk you through the design process and give you hands-on practice by creating a “mock up” system using real parts. Watch a video of an L2L system on Ask This Old House. Nov. 15th, Los Angeles, CA 90004 (This workshop will also... Read More

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