January 14, 2010

SFPUC and ARCSA Present a FREE Rainwater Harvesting Workshop

The American Rainwater Capture Systems Association (ARCSA) and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) are partnering to present a FREE three-hour Introduction to Rainwater Harvesting Workshop on Saturday, January 23, in San Francisco. In addition, ARCSA will present several day-long and multi-day intensive rainwater harvesting and accreditation workshops throughout the Bay Area (click here for more information on ARCSA’s Bay Area intensive workshops).


The FREE San Francisco course is open to San Francisco residents who are interested in learning more about rainwater harvesting in non-potable applications, such as landscape irrigation. Instructors will provide an overview of rainwater harvesting, history, uses and applicability to conserving rainfall as a natural resource. Concepts and techniques are introduced on harvesting rain for non-potable uses such as landscape irrigation and wildlife management.

Foodstuffs will not be permitted in the classroom, therefore be sure to eat beforehand.

This workshop is open to San Francisco residents only.


When: Saturday, January 23, 10am – 1pm
Where: San Francisco City and County Fair Building, 1199 – 9th Avenue (at Lincoln)
Cost/Fee: This is a free event.
Parking: Weekend parking can be difficult in this area. Public transit is recommended.
Nearby MUNI Lines: N Judah, 44, 71, 16


Seating is limited!! Pre-register to ensure your spot!! To pre-register, send your (1) full name, (2) mailing address, (3) email address and (4) phone number to:

Kenya Briggs
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

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