Subject to trainer availability 

Workshop Description

Do you have a high water bill from watering your garden? Would you like to make use of the rain that falls on your property instead of paying for the extra water?

This workshop will help you to start planning the installation of a new rainwater tank and irrigation system at your home. You will get expert advice and helpful hints on making the best use of your rainwater to help make your garden bloom.

Workshop Duration

  • Up to 1 ½ hours including Q&A time

What Participants Will Learn

  • How to collect rainwater
  • Types of water tanks
  • Installation advice

Topics Covered

  • Waters’ story in an urban environment
  • Rainfall and evaporation
  • Different water tank materials
  • Different tank designs
  • Sizing a water tank
  • Roof Catchment area
  • Using tank water – inside vs outside
  • Installation options
  • Gravity vs pressure systems
  • Plumbing and pumps
  • Irrigation options

What is Provided by SGA

  • Presenter who will bring the presentation on a USB stick on the day
  • Class notes will be emailed for printing and handing out at the class

What is Provided by You

  • A suitable venue and set up for the class
  • Laptop / projector and screen for the presentation
  • Copies of notes and handouts for the class
  • Catering if desired

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