Video Library

The Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership works with partners throughout the region to provide resources for ways to save water. Check out these previously recorded webinars, partner events, and how-to videos on topics ranging from graywater to gardening during a drought.

Graywater Basics
Webinar

Laura Allen, with Graywater Action presents the concepts of graywater, different systems and how they function, general costs, and how you can utilize graywater in your home and in your landscape. Through simple design and creativity, you can easily take advantage of graywater.

The Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership sponsored the event. The webinar is hosted by Daily Acts and presented by Laura Allen with Graywater Action.

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Laundry to Landscape
Webinar

Laura Allen with Graywater Action presents the components of a laundry-to-landscape system, and how to best design for your space. Laura discusses design considerations, code requirements, and how to design your landscape to utilize every drop of graywater produced.

This webinar is sponsored by the Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership, hosted by Daily Acts and presented by Laura Allen with Graywater Action.

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Permitted Graywater Systems
Webinar

Laura Allen with Graywater Action describes graywater re-use and permitted systems that can help you take the next step to re-purposing water that is produced in your home. In this presentation, Laura discusses considerations for more advanced systems, water storage and filtering, and how you can use graywater for irrigation in the landscape.

This webinar is sponsored by the Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership, hosted by Daily Acts and presented by Laura Allen with Graywater Action

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Water Saving Tips From Hotel Trio

Brooke Ross from Hotel Trio describes actions Hotel Trio has taken to reduce water use. This video is part of the Summer 2021 drought campaign series. For more Trusted Messenger videos check out Sonoma Water’s Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/sonomacountywater

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Resilient Landscaping: Gardening in the Defensible Space

Learn how to create and maintain a fire-wise, sustainable garden that supports biodiversity while meeting County code requirements. We can help you with plant selection, placement, and maintenance, to preserve and even enhance wildlife habitat, while keeping your property and neighborhood fire-wise and sustainable.

Workshop creators and presenters include: Dr. Michael Jones: University of California Cooperative Extension Forest Advisor Mimi Enright: Program Manager, UC Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Program of Sonoma County April Owens: Executive Director, Habitat Corridor Project; Horticulture Chairperson, CNPS-Milo Baker Chapter Ellie Insley: Landscape Architect, Natural Habitat Restoration Specialist; Director, Sonoma Ecology Center All are welcome, however workshop content will be focused on the Safer West County communities.

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Drought Gardening Tips
Sonoma County Master Gardeners present gardening tips

This video covers three topics: how to save water in your landscape, how to save water in a fall/winter vegetable garden and how to prepare your garden for fire season.How much should you water? Can you plan for winter/fall garden? Watering trees and shrubs, how much and when? Where can you find information on restrictions and watering? How to plan for next year?

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How To Read Your Water Meter

This video will teach you how to locate and read your water meter.

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