Graywater 101


César E. Chávez Branch Library
3301 East 12th Street #271
Oakland , CA
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Graywater is a low-cost, simple way to save money on your water bill and make your home resilient during droughts and our long, dry summers. The water that flows from your sinks, shower, and washing machine can be diverted to irrigate your yard. Come learn about common and popular graywater systems and how to choose a system that is a good match for your home and landscape

This class will cover:

  • Overview of water supply system
  • Common types of systems and parts needed
  • Plant-friendly soaps and products
  • General costs & water-saving potential
  • Ways to reuse graywater (covers plumbing code)
  • Design considerations
  • Graywater resources

This graywater event is a collaboration between EBMUD, Ecology Center, and Greywater Action.