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Greywater Installer’s Course (LA)

May 17 @ 8:00 am - May 21 @ 5:00 pm


About the course

Graduates of installer's course

Graduates of installer’s course

Interested in learning all about greywater and installing systems professionally? 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. 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 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.

Who can attend?

Professionals working in the landscaping or construction trades, design professionals, water conservation professionals, environmental organizations, government, regulators, or other related educational fields.



Limited work trade spots available* (work trade cost is $450)


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*To apply for a work trade position, please email your response to these two questions: 1) How you will use the information in this course (be specific), and 2) Why you are requesting the reduced fee tuition. Send responses to info@greywateraction.org. Work traders must be able to either come early or stay late each day to help with set-up or clean-up. Priority for the work-trade spots will be given to people from geographic areas without greywater installers, as well as people from communities under-represented in the trades.


May 17 @ 8:00 am
May 21 @ 5:00 pm