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Depave promotes the transformation of over-paved places to overcome the social and environmental impacts of pavement. We engage communities and reconnect urban landscapes to nature through action-oriented projects, education, advocacy and stewardship.

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Wednesday
Sep
13
2017
with
Depave
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 8am through Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 4pm
8am through Sunday, September 17 at 4pm
A 5-day course on how to install laundry-to-landscape and branched drain greywater systems for professionals or serious DIYers. Learn more about the class content here: https://greywateraction.org/greywater-installer-course-6-day/ The course includes a mix of classroom and hands-on components installing systems in backyards around Portland. There are limited scholarships available for women and minority professionals working in Portland. And there are a limited number of work-trade positions for reduced-cost tuition. To apply for the work-trade position go here: https://greywateraction.org/work-trade-application-for-greywater-installers-course/ Please pre-register for this event (and request a scholarship) use the link above. This is part of a summer-long workshop series on greywater re-use in Portland. To learn more, see: https://greywateraction.org/greening-portland-greywater/
Saturday
Aug
12
2017
with
Depave
Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 11am-4pm
11am-4pm
Join us for a day long, hands-on greywater installation workshop. We’ll be installing a laundry-to-landscape greywater system in a Portland house. Participants will participate in all aspects of the installation. No prior experience necessary. For more information on an L2L system watch a video of an installation of this system on Ask This Old House: https://www.thisoldhouse.com/how-to/how-to-install-graywater-irrigation-system Please pre-register at the website listed above. This event is part of a summer-long workshop series on home-scale greywater re-use. For more information, see https://greywateraction.org/greening-portland-greywater/
Tuesday
Aug
8
2017
with
Depave
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 from 6-8pm
6-8pm
Laundry to landscape greywater systems are simple, affordable, and easy to maintain. With your own L2L system you can irrigate your landscape each time you do laundry, saving you water, time, and resources. Experienced instructors will lead you step-by-step through the design process, tailoring a system to fit your home. Learn: How to design a system for your home and landscape How to build a system- you’ll create a “mock-up” of a real system with real greywater parts What parts you’ll need for your home How much greywater you produce and how many plants you can water What soaps and detergents are “greywater friendly” Bring: Photographs of your laundry room and landscape. Site plan of your yard. For more information on an L2L system watch a video of an installation of this system on Ask This Old House: https://www.thisoldhouse.com/how-to/how-to-install-graywater-irrigation-system Please pre-register for this event using the link above. This event is part of a summer-long series on greywater. To learn more about the series, see https://greywateraction.org/greening-portland-greywater/
Saturday
Jul
29
2017
with
Depave
Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 11am-4pm
11am-4pm
Join us for a day long, hands-on greywater installation workshop. We’ll be installing a laundry-to-landscape greywater system in a Portland house. Participants will participate in all aspects of the installation. No prior experience necessary. For more information on an L2L system watch a video of an installation of this system on Ask This Old House: https://www.thisoldhouse.com/how-to/how-to-install-graywater-irrigation-system Please pre-register at the website listed above. This event is part of a summer-long workshop series on home-scale greywater re-use. For more information, see https://greywateraction.org/greening-portland-greywater/
Saturday
Jul
15
2017
with
Depave
Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 9:30am-noon
9:30am-noon
Laundry to landscape greywater systems are simple, affordable, and easy to maintain. With your own L2L system you can irrigate your landscape each time you do laundry, saving you water, time, and resources. Experienced instructors will lead you step-by-step through the design process, tailoring a system to fit your home. Learn: How to design a system for your home and landscape How to build a system- you’ll create a “mock-up” of a real system with real greywater parts What parts you’ll need for your home How much greywater you produce and how many plants you can water What soaps and detergents are “greywater friendly” Bring: Photographs of your laundry room and landscape. Site plan of your yard. For more information on an L2L system watch a video of an installation of this system on Ask This Old House: https://www.thisoldhouse.com/how-to/how-to-install-graywater-irrigation-system Please pre-register for this event using the link above. This event is part of a summer-long series on greywater. To learn more about the series, see https://greywateraction.org/greening-portland-greywater/
Wednesday
Jun
21
2017
with
Depave
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from 7-8:30pm
7-8:30pm
Learn the basics of home-scale greywater reuse in this free workshop, including: Why greywater makes sense in the rainy Northwest Dispel common greywater myths and misconceptions Plants and products Codes and regulations Common and popular greywater systems Costs and complexity of common systems types Please pre-register for this event at the website listed above. This workshop is part of a summer-long series on greywater reuse. For more information, see https://greywateraction.org/greening-portland-greywater/
Thursday
Jun
15
2017
with
Depave
Thursday, June 15, 2017 from 7-8:30pm
7-8:30pm
Learn the basics of home-scale greywater reuse in this free workshop, including: Why greywater makes sense in the rainy Northwest Dispel common greywater myths and misconceptions Plants and products Codes and regulations Common and popular greywater systems Costs and complexity of common systems types Please pre-register for this event at the website listed above. This workshop is part of a summer-long series on greywater reuse. For more information, see https://greywateraction.org/greening-portland-greywater/