If you think doing laundry with rainwater is only for folks living off-grid, it's time to think again! As guest blogger Linda Holliday explains, free liquid from the sky can be used rather than expensive municipal water in modern electric washing machines, and it gets clothes cleaner than hard well water. 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!)