WELO and the New Normal for the California Landscape
Thursday, June 15, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. PDT
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The updated California Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance (WELO) is now in effect throughout the state. This workshop covers an overview of the ordinance and submittal requirements. Attendees will hear from plan reviewers about what they look for in WELO submittals, as well as experts on water budgeting (Lori Palmquist), irrigation requirements (Christine Hawkins), planting strategies (Jennifer de Graaf) and compost specification (Ron Alexander). The class will do a hands-on exercise to create a WELO-compliant design, including planting selection, hydrozoning, and water budget calculations.
· Date and time: November 30, 2016, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
· Location: Pacific Energy Center, 851 Howard Street, San Francisco.
· Cost: free, advance registration required.
· Two ways to participate:
The workshop will be a combination of lecture and hands-on exercises, giving attendees a thorough understanding of what’s required by ordinance and how to comply with it. The workshop will be simulcast via the internet.
Ron Alexander – Principal, R. Alexander Associates, Inc.
Jennifer de Graaf, RLA – Principal, de Graaf Design Associates
Christine Hawkins – Specification Manager, Hunter Industries
Lori Palmquist, CID, CIC, CLIA, CLWM – Partner, WaterWonk
Jennifer De Graaf
Kelly Schoonmaker, KSchoonmaker@stopwaste.org