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City Hosting Free 'Water Wise Workshop'

The event will be held on May 3 at the Dublin City Hall. Register for the event by visiting the city website.

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In response to the Dublin City Council’s issuance of a drought State of Emergency, the City will be hosting a free Water Wise Workshop on Saturday, May 3, from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM at Dublin’s City Hall.

This fun and informative workshop, being held as part of the City’s “Dublin Pride Week” celebration, will teach residents what can be done in their homes and gardens to reduce water use. The workshop will be taught by experts on water conservation.

Registration for the event is encouraged, by visiting www.dublin.ca.gov/waterwise.

2014 Water Wise Workshop Schedule:

• Indoor Tips & Tricks – 9:00 to 9:15 AM: Great indoor water efficiency tips and a do-it-yourself demonstration, presented by Zone 7 Water Agency. 
• Compost Workshop – 9:15 to 10:00 AM: How to compost organic waste to 
improve soil health and water retention, presented by Stopwaste.org. 
• “Lose Your Lawn” – 10:15 to 11:30 AM: A demonstration and presentation on how to lose the lawn, along with design and plant selection, presented by the Bay Friendly Landscaping and Gardening Coalition. 
• Keynote Speaker – 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM: John Greenlee is the author of two grass ecology books and will teach participants how to transform a boring, water-hungry lawn into something beautiful and earth-friendly.
• Water Wise Irrigation – 12:30 to 1:15 PM: How to save water in the yard with good watering methods, a how-to demonstration, and drip irrigation tips for do-it-yourself home gardeners, presented by Ewing Irrigation Supply. 

For more information on the workshop schedule, contact Kathy Southern at(925) 833-6650, or visit www.dublinprideweek.com for links to great resources on how to save water in the home and garden.

—Information submitted by City of Dublin

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