Information and background reading resources for the Integrated Water Design talks
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Come learn from expert sustainable water systems designer Art Ludwig about practical paths towards long term sustainability for San Luis Obispo County private and public water systems.
- Our changing context
- Principles of ecological design and the function of wild natural water systems
- Water supply systems design
- Super efficient fixtures
- Grey water and blackwater systems design
- Experimental permits as a means of facilitating R&D needed to inform policy changes for an orderly transition to post-peak systems
Water Reuse- Practice and Policy Luncheon
11:15 am –11:30 am SERVE LUNCH & INTROS
11:30 am - 12:00 pm SPEAKER Art Ludwig presentation
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm PANEL DISCUSSION Art Ludwig- Oasis Design Barry Tolle- SLO County Public Works Mladen Bandov- Civil Engineer RWQB Representative Landscape Contractor AT-(moderator)
Please RSVP to Jessica at 209-327-2133 or Jessicas@Semmesco.com by December 1, so we know how many to expect for lunch.
Art Ludwig is the author of Principles of Ecological Design, and the best-selling plumbing books Water Storage and Create an Oasis with Greywater. He has helped write water policy for the regulators in New York, New Mexico, Arizona, and California.
The more of the background info below you understand (or have been exposed to) before coming, the more you will get out of the lecture...the same resources can be used to follow up in greater depth on points of interest.
- Legalize sustainability
- Live Better, Waste Less
- Eco Design Principles-article
- Sewers & water quality
- Green 4,000 ft2 home?
- Eco home checklist-pdf
- Green septic system
- Understanding Water: Resources and Additional Info (PDF)
- GW site assessment checklist-pdf
- Water Storage-book
- Oasis greywater-book
- Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands (book by Brad Lancaster)
- Development Center for Appropriate Technology
- Common greywater mistakes
- Laundry to landscape
- Water testing-download
- Eco village house
- Wild water wisdom-article
- Stub outs
- Stub outs & collection plumbing checklist (PDF)
- Model greywater rules (pdf)
- Fruit tree chart
Full Size Poster (pdf, 335k)