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[19 Aug 2009 | No Comment | ]
Rain Barrel Workshop

Rain Barrel Workshop Saturday, Aug 22, 2009 10 AM to 12 PM

Celebrate World Water Week by building your own rain barrel at this fun, engaging workshop. In addition to learning important water conservation techniques, participants learn to build their own 55 gallon barrels, which are ready to collect rain by the end of the workshop. Please call to register.
Admission: $50 per rain barrel. Pre-registration is required.
Parking fee: None
Event Phone: 770-904-3500
Event Link: http://www.gwinnettehc.com/
Location:
Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center
Near the Mall of Georgia, off Plunketts Road.
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[10 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]
SANDY SPRINGS CITY COUNCIL PASSES WATER CONSERVATION INCENTIVE PROGRAM

The City of Sandy Springs City Council unanimously voted to pass a new water conservation permit incentive program. The goal of the program is to value all water on a building site. Site planning and design should be based on the understanding that water is a valuable natural resource that should be used conservatively, cleaned and reused on-site.
“I am very pleased that the City of Sandy Springs is a leader in water conservation by providing incentives to builders when they incorporate water saving plumbing in construction,” said Mayor Eva Galambos. …

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[17 Apr 2009 | One Comment | ]
Alpharetta Hosts Water Conservation Event

The Second Annual Alpharetta Water Conservation Festival will be held on Saturday, May 2 at Rock Mill Park, located at 3100 Kimball Bridge Road.  The event will run from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM.
The event features a schedule of informative and fun workshops, including:
10:00          Farmer D. of Mother Nature Network, will give a fun and informative workshop on organic gardening and sustainable urban gardening
11:30          Louse Estabrook, UGA Cooperative Extension Agent will entertain you with her presentation on landscaping in a thirsty environment (Xeriscaping)
11:45          Stay for the test to receive Certification …