Property Scale Systems Thinking: Full Course

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December 20, 2021

Property Scale Systems

Early bird registration for the Property Scale Systems – Rainwater Harvesting – course by Verge Permaculture and Urban Water Cycle Solutions is open now.

Water is a crucial resource increasingly under stress. Yet rainfall, even in arid climates, can make up a sizable portion of any home, acreage, or farm’s water requirements if harvested and utilized with care. The key is high-quality, site-specific design, and sensible maintenance.

Rainwater harvesting is an ancient practice that evolved over thousands of years all over the world. Early Egyptian, Indian, Korean, Chinese, and Roman settlements (to name just a few) collected and stored rainwater to sustain human settlements, animals, and agriculture. These civilizations learned to harvest and store rainfall from different surfaces, and to manage catchment systems to ensure human health.

In a time when the fragility of our current management practices and their negative externalities are coming under the watchful eyes of many, we are proud to be offering a solutions based course that has the capacity to not only make you and your property more resilient, but your entire community as well.

In the Essential Rainwater Harvesting Course, starting January 26th, 2022, you will:

  • Learn how a leading-edge RWH system works in relationship to homes, properties, and their surrounding ecosystem;
  • Break down the myths and discover what is and isn’t a risk in rainwater harvesting;
  • Discover the science and research supporting a natural treatment approach;
  • See how you can design and build chemical-free RWH purification and storage systems for irrigation, washing, and even cooking and drinking.

Learn how to guarantee a lasting supply of fresh, pure water with the updated and enhanced Essential Rainwater Harvesting course, starting January 26, 2022. Early-bird registration has just opened and is on until December 31st, 2021! Check the link for the early-bird pricing discount: Property scale systems live course

Perhaps you’re already seeing your water utility bills rising, or the level of your local reservoir falling, and you’re getting worried about your options?  Well, as we tell our clients and students: The best time to build your own rainwater harvesting system was years ago. The next best time is right now.

You’ll learn all about the methods – and the science behind them – in eight live-streamed weekly classes with Michelle and Peter (with an amazing guest lecture from Brad Lancaster), with 7 modules of pre-recorded video and audio lessons, Verge’s comprehensive textbook (Essential Rainwater Harvesting), and even more abundant learning materials. A highlight of the course is the collaborative design process where each participant designs their own project. Check the link in bio for more information ???

Don’t miss out on the free Taste Test mini-course and webinar. Register for Free: Link to taste test


Dr Peter Coombes

Dr Coombes has spent more than 30 years dedicated to the development of systems understanding of the urban, rural and natural water cycles with a view to finding optimum solutions for the sustainable use of ecosystem services, provision of infrastructure and urban planning.

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