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Design your own laundry greywater system (LA)
30th August 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm$20 – $40
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 without a permit, just follow 12 basic guidelines you’ll learn about in class.
- How to design a system for your home and landscape
- How to build a system- you’ll create a “mock-up” of a real system with real greywater parts
- What parts you’ll need for your home
- How much greywater you produce and how many plants you can water
- What soaps and detergents are “greywater friendly”
Location: Los Angeles EcoVillage, 117 Bimini Place, LA, 90004
Cost: Sliding-scale $20 – $40. Please pay what you can on the sliding-scale.
Bring: Photographs of your laundry room and landscape. Site plan of your yard.
For more information on an L2L system refer to the SF Graywater Guide for Outdoor Irrigation, downloadable here or watch a video of an installation of this system on Ask This Old House.