Wednesday February 11, 2009

The City of Napa Water Division invites all interested persons to attend the Water Wisdom Workshop on Saturday, February 21, 2009, from 9am to 4pm at Sonoma Veterans Memorial Hall, 126 1st Street West, Sonoma.
Topics will include:

  • Current water issues
  • Find ways to reduce your water use
  • Discover greywater
  • Find a new water efficient landscaper
  • Exhibitors on hand with the latest water saving ideas

Event Sponsors: City of Sonoma, Valley of the Moon Water District, Sonoma Ecology Center, Napa County Resource Conservation District, Southern Sonoma Resource Conservation District.

Speaker Schedule
10:00 "Water in Sonoma County: Its Journey To and From Your Home" Brian Michelson, SCWA
10:30 "Rebates to Assist You in Becoming More Water Efficient" Carrie Pollard,SCWA
10:40 "Sonoma County Greywater Regulations" Dewayne Starnes, County of Sonoma, PRMD
11:20 "City of Sonoma Greywater Regulation" Joe Burroughs, City of Sonoma
11:40 "Landscaping with Natives" Mark Newhouser, Sonoma Ecology Center
12:30 "Drip Irrigation for Your Home Garden" Joel Grogan, Sonoma Ecology Center, QWEL Certified
12:50 "Water Wise Plants" TBD, Sonoma County Master Gardeners
 1:10 "Your Watershed is a Changing Climate" Lisa Micheli, Sonoma Ecology Center
 1:30 "Low Impact Development with a Stormwater Focus" Jack Betourne, Napa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District
 1:50 "City of Napa Water Conservation Program" Pat Costello, City of Napa
 2:10 Hands-on Drip Irrigation Demonstration at Sonoma Overlook Trailhead

Questions: Wendy Atkins (707) 933-2204 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.