• By Phyllis B. Smith
  • Posted Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Residential Rainwater Harvesting Lunch and Learn, June 21

Rainwater harvesting for the residential landscape can take several forms and serve a variety of functions. Join Extension Agent Phyllis B. Smith for a short primer that will help determine which method is best for you. Email coop-ext-registration@forsyth.cc to register.

What better day than summer solstice to explore ways to store water for later use. Rainwater harvested from rooftops and gutters can potentially decrease municipal water bills, mitigate soil erosion, reduce stormwater runoff that pollutes our streams and rivers, and create a reserve for watering flower beds and gardens when the weather becomes hot and dry.

Bring a bag lunch and relax while we discuss water barrels, cisterns, and other ways to utilize rainwater more efficiently. Drinks will be provided.

Thursday, June 21, 2018, 12:15-1:00pm
N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center
1450 Fairchild Drive, Auditorium B
Space is limited and registration is required by emailing coop-ext-registration@forsyth.cc or calling 336.703.2850

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made at least 10 days prior to the event by contacting Kim Gressley, County Extension Director, at 336.703.2850 or by email at ksgressl@ncsu.edu

Questions? Email pbsmith4@ncsu.edu

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