Thursday, August 20, 2009

Rainwater Harvesting Workshop in Troy

DATE: September 19, 2009
COST: $15, doors open at 8:00 a.m.
TIME: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location: Boys and Girls Club of Troy
3670 John R Rd
Troy, MI 48083


Sponsored by A Vision for Clean Water and Rotary Club of Troy, MI

For more information contact:eheasley@avisionforcleanwater.org

This workshop offers basic instruction on the concept and technology of rain water harvesting for domestic use and how it fits into the overall picture of appropriate rural and urban water supply in developing countries. An overview will also be given on the application and implications of rainwater harvesting for us here in the greater Detroit area. Topics to be addressed include the following:
• rainwater quality
• water supply and demand
• rain water harvesting technology
• basic construction, operation and maintenance of roof and ground catchments
• social, economic and environmental considerations