Home Water: Water Catchment, Greywater, and Solar/Wood-fired Hot Water

Water is the lifeblood of the home.  It quenches the inhabitants, washes the dirt, and carries away the wastes.  This course will teach the participant how to use water as an opportunity to integrate the home into a broader permaculture landscape from catchment to dispersal.  As well, we will be demonstrating how to make your own solar/wood-fired hot water system, making use of local energy sources for your home’s energy needs.

Topics Covered:

  • Assessing water catchment potential
  • Constructing a ferrocement water tank
  • Other water tank options
  • Greywater System Assessment
  • Plumbing Fundamentals
  • Greywater Sytem Installation
  • Designing your home hot water system
  • Making your own solar hot water panel
  • Hot water systems for wood burning stoves


*this course will happen throughout the seven week series

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