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Seminars provide information on installing greywater systems.

| June 25, 2010

LONG BEACH, Calif. - Daniel Wilson, president of WELDesign, will hold two seminars to explain how to reuse water for landscapes during the 2010 Landscape Expo at the Long Beach Convention Center. Wilson is a licensed landscape contractor, and the president of Wilson Environmental Landscape and Design. He conducts workshops and teaches college classes in landscape construction, irrigation technology and sustainable landscape design throughout California. He has received awards in categories including sustainability, xeriscape, innovation and design from the local through the state level.

Course 1: Installing Legal Graywater Systems

Laundry greywater systems have been legalized under a general permit by California in many counties. Learn how the individual homeowner can now make use of washing machine water to keep lawns and gardens green, creating an oasis around their homes. In this workshop he will demonstrate a simple and effective laundry greywater system and give examples to design one for your own home. This class is valuable for landscape installers, designers, architects, inspectors and policy personnel wanting to learn how to implement recent changes in the greywater codes. Other greywater topics and design will be discussed. The seminar begins at 9:30 a.m. October 6.

Course 2: Rainwater Harvesting/Passive and Active
Rainwater harvesting and storage has been successfully practiced for thousands of years. Learn how recent innovations throughout the globe and some by the presenter, coupled with simple concepts from millennia of practice, will assist you in safely harvesting, storing and utilizing rainwater. This course will cover the following topics: evaluating a site for suitability, type of system to employ, technical design, key concepts to embrace and problems to avoid. Numerous above and below ground examples will be shown. Key landscape water conservation examples will also be presented. The seminar begings at 12:30 p.m. October 6.

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