Greywater Systems and CA Code -CPG September Gathering 9/20/15

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September 20, 2015 from 10am to 1pm at the Chico Library meeting room (1108 Sherman Ave. Chico, CA)

What’s Happening this Month:

CPG EDUCATION: (Always free and open to the public)

TECHNIQUES & STRATEGIES #2: Greywater Systems and CA Code

We’re continuing where we left off before summer break with specific techniques and strategies involved in permaculture design. This month we’ll explore common greywater systems and what’s involved with California code.

Greywater -water reused from sinks, showers, and washing machines- can significantly reduce your outdoor water consumption. Greywater systems are especially important in times of drought.

Come learn about:
* common greywater systems (like laundry to landscape and branched drain systems)
* water saving potential
* 12 best practices
* design and cost considerations
* permits and regulations in California
* health and safety
* soaps and products

You’ll also see a ‘Laundry to Landscape (L2L) system “mock-up” with real greywater parts as well as get more information about our upcoming hands-on workshop, ‘Laundry to Landscape Greywater System Installation‘ happening September 27th from 10am-5pm.

CPG co-founder, Brian Ladwig-Cooper, is a certified greywater installer through Greywater Action and he’ll be available to answer your questions regarding how you can install a system in your home.

WHAT TO BRING:
** Please bring a small dish to share as well as your own dishes, utensils and cup for the POTLUCK. There are limited dishes available in the library so please remember to bring your own if you can. If you do use library dishes we ask that you wash them when you are done.

** If you have anything in SURPLUS (vegetables, home preserved food, eggs, fruit, seed, plant starts etc.) please bring it along and we’ll ‘Share the Surplus’ after the Potluck.

NEWS/UPDATES:
** The CPG monthly gathering schedule has changed!! Please review the new schedule here: https://chicopermaculture.wordpress.com/what-we-do/monthly-gatherings/

** CPG Hands-On Workshop: ‘Laundry to Landscape Greywater System Installation’ -Sunday, September 27th from 10am-5pm at Brian and Stephanie’s property in north Chico. More info and to RSVP here: https://cpghow-l2l-greywater-install.eventbrite.com

** CSLL ‘Lettuce Get Together’ September 8th from 5:30-7:30pm in the Chico branch library meeting room.

EARTH CARE – PEOPLE CARE – FAIR SHARE

CPG September Gathering Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/620325501403941/

CPG Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/chicopermacultureguild/

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