Join COWA the day before Localizing California Water's meeting and get up-to-speed on the various onsite water resources.
We'll discuss how these valuable resources can safely and efficiently reduce a building's ecological footprint and protect watersheds. Topics will include: use of rainwater, stormwater, greywater, and blackwater, including the multi-benefits of these projects.
About the presenters:
Regina Hirsch: Regina is the founder of Watershed Progressive, the consulting/contracting firm which focuses on onsite water best management practices aimed at rehydrating watersheds. Since 2009, Watershed Progressive has helped design and install projects that restore habitat and increase watershed hydrologic recharge through water conservation and re-use. In addition, Regina is an executive board member of various organizations, such as The Telele Foundation and COWA.
Nick Weigel: Nick is a Senior Civil Engineer and NorthStar President, where lead leads a team specializing in the design of decentralized wastewater collection, treatment and disposal systems. Nick has taught at the California Wastewater Training and Research Center at California State University, Chico and is a certified National Association of Wastewater Technicians (NAWT) instructor for California for California Onsite Water Association (COWA). Nick was the Chair of the Butte County Wastewater Advisory Committee and has helped numerous counties develop their Local Area Management Plans (LAMPs) for compliance with AB885.