The Ashland Conservation Commission, in coordination with the City's Building Safety Division and ECOS of Southern Oregon University presented and hosted an informational gray water re-use event for the general public, those interested in installing gray water re-use systems at their homes and plumbing contractors installing both residential and commercial systems in Ashland.
The event included gray water experts from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), the City of Ashland Building Safety Division and the City's Water Conservation Specialist.
Below are materials presented at the event:
In addition to the opening presentation video above, both the homeowner based presentation and the professional based presentation are available using the links below.
Homeowner video presentation
Professional video presentation
Art Ludwig Graywater Design: http://oasisdesign.net/greywater/createanoasis/
Local Gray Water Guides and Permit Information
The Ashland Building Safety Division of the Community Development Department has an online resource for more information on gray water re-use, rainwater harvesting and other Green Building information, opportunities and regulations.
Visit Ashland Green Building Practices
for more information on Graywater and Rainwater Catchment.
City of Ashland Conservation Programs
For a summary of energy efficiency, water conservation and renewable energy programs offered through the Ashland Conservation Division, click here