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Events and Workshops

Events and workshops
The Santa Clara Valley Water District participates in many community outreach events. If you would like information about the water district attending your event, just click here to fill out the request form. Send your completed form to For questions, please call (408) 630-2554. Event participation is dependent on staffing availability. We will respond to your request as soon as possible.


Name of Event/Workshop

Description of Event



What's Graywater?

Legal, sustainable systems that may qualify for a $200 rebate.

Learn about the water-saving potential for common types of graywater systems; costs, codes, and regulations; plant-friendly soaps and products; irrigation hardware decisions and requirements; and how to qualify for the $200 Graywater Laundry to Landscape Rebate Program. Focus of workshop will be on laundry to landscape systems.

To receive specific assistance with project ideas during the workshop, please bring:

  • a simple drawing of your project plan and
  • photos of your
    • laundry area,
    • exterior wall nearest your clothes washer, and
    • landscape area to be irrigated with graywater.
  • Note: the above materials are not required to enjoy or attend the workshop.

Free. For workshop or graywater questions, contact Justin Burks at (408) 630-2684.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

City of Cupertino Community Hall

10350 Torre Ave., Cupertino, CA 95014

Bay Area Eco Gardens Events

To learn about other events featuring water efficiency, drought-tolerant plant selection, irrigation design & maintenance, as well as composting, check out

QUESTIONS? Call the Water Conservation Hotline at (408) 630-2554 or email us at