Course date and location:

  • Monday November 9th to Saturday November 14th (6 days)
  • At the Los Angeles EcoVillage (Central Los Angeles, at 1st and Vermont St.)

There are two steps to register:

  1. Fill out registration form
  2. Pay for course

Your registration is complete when we receive your payment.

Cost: $750*

To complete registration use the following link to pay through PayPal with a credit card (no paypal account is required). You will be emailed additional information about the course shortly. Your registration confirmation will be from paypal.

If you want to pay by check or cash, please contact info (at) *Limited work-trade positions. Apply for a work-trade position here.

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Course info:

View the week’s agenda here

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, low-tech residential greywater systems. The course will cover five common greywater systems, how to determine which is appropriate for the site, and how to install them. It will also cover plants, products, codes, and more advanced greywater systems.

Participants will be eligible to take an exam and conduct an installation, to become certified, having their contact info listed on the Greywater Action website, a portal for greywater inquiries from across the country, and join a listserve of other installers to share info and experiences.

Who should attend: Landscapers, Plumbers, Tradespeople, Water conservation officers, Code inspectors, Environmentalists.

You receive: continental breakfast, a greywater book and binder, as well as certification with Greywater Action (if all course requirements are met).