Greywater Installer’s Course
This is a 5 day class.
This class is full. We will have another one in the fall.
- Thurs, July 23rd 4pm-9pm
- Sat, July 25th 8am-5pm
- Sun, July 26th 8am-5pm
- Wed, July 29th 4pm-9pm
- Sat, August 1st 8am-6pm
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 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 a site assessment, determine which system to install and how to maintain existing systems. Additionally you’ll learn about what plants do best with greywater and the do’s and don’t of residential greywater reuse. By the end of the course you will know about proper installation of code compliant washing machine, and simple systems under the CA state code.
There will be an optional exam and installation for people wishing to be certified and listed on our website. The “installer’s page” contains contact info for graduates who wish to be listed, as well as an internal list serve for installers to share info, experiences, and get support.
Location: Los Angeles EcoVillage (117 Bimini Place, Los Angeles, 90004)
Cost: $650 limited work trade available (send requests to firstname.lastname@example.org)
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