Water Harvesting: Design to Implementation

  • Thu, July 24, 2014
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Tempe Transportation Center Don Cassano Community Room 200 E. 5th St., Tempe, AZ 85281


  • Admission for two people
  • Adult supervision is required

Registration is closed

Instructor: Ryan Wood

Have you ever watched shower and laundry water go down the drain, rainwater flood the streets, and thought "can I use this to water my landscape?" Yes, you can!
Join Ryan Wood from Watershed Management Group to discover water harvesting from design to implementation. You will learn:

  • the basics of water harvesting,
  • the different strategies for creating an integrated water harvesting system,
  • and what is required to maintain a residential water harvesting system

About the Instructor:

Ryan Wood shares with you his extensive knowledge in water harvesting and permaculture design along with his skills and enthusiasm for creating sustainable livelihoods. As a Program Manager for Watershed Management Group, Ryan applies his talents while educating the public through hands-on workshops, presentations, consultations, and integrated design services.

Watershed Management Group (WMG) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, whose mission is to develop community-based solutions to ensure the long-term prosperity of people and health of the environment. WMG provides people with the knowledge, skills, and resources for sustainable livelihoods.

How to Register: Use our new registration system which will allow you to pay online or will email you an invoice you can bring with you. Questions? email classes@vpaaz.org.

Class fee:
$15 for one person or ATTEND WITH A FRIEND: 2 people for $25. Fee is payable online or at the door (cash or check only. Make checks out to  Valley Permaculture Alliance.). 

About the location:

The Tempe Transportation Center is located at 200 E. Fifth Street (big glass building on the north side of street across from Forest Ave) at the base of A-Mountain near ASU, right at the 5th and Stadium stop for the light trail. Map: http://goo.gl/maps/Q71Oi

The class will be on the second floor in the Don Cassano Community Room. Take the elevator to the second floor and the room is right there.

Parking is available directly across 5th Street in a covered garage. It's free on Saturdays so long as you do not misplace your parking ticket!! Or be green and take the light rail.

Not only is this event conveniently located right next to the Stadium stop of the light rail, it's convenient to the many shops and restaurants in downtown Tempe. Arrive early or stay late and enjoy what the area has to offer.

This building is also conveniently located near ASU. Did you know the entire Tempe campus is an arboretum? Click here for maps and more info: https://cfo.asu.edu/fdm-arboretum to turn the whole day into a green exploration!

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