If you live in the arid west, you may not think too much about rain during the summer. But did you know summer is actually the best time to install a rainwater catchment system, regardless of where you live? Why is that? A couple of basic reasons: (1) You've got time to plan; (2) You can build on dry ground; (3) You're all set and ready for the abundant autumn rains; and (4) You don't have to... Read More...
Hands-On Installation Workshop in Berkeley!
Register HERE to reserve your spot!
BlueBarrel’s Hands-On Workshops engage community members in building a BlueBarrel System™ at a real-life installation site! Participants learn the principles and practices of rainwater harvesting and gain hands-on experience in outdoor plumbing assembly, ventilation and filtration practices, downspout tie-in and overflow.
In this workshop at a Berkeley, CA residence, participants will work together to build a 12-barrel (660 gallon!) BlueBarrel System™. Each participant will have a hand in construction—No prior experience is necessary!
You will gain the skills necessary to build your very own BlueBarrel System™. As a special offer, all workshop participants will qualify for a 10% discount on their very own BlueBarrel DIY Kit!
Featured Skills and Topics:
- Water catchment system anatomy and design
- Sizing calculations
- Siting considerations
- Drainage principles
- Working with PVC (Hands-on!)
- Plumbing assembly (Hands-on!)
- Sealing & ventilation (Hands-on!)
- Downspout tie-in (Hands-on!)