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Getting serious about managing stormwater at home

June 18, 2016 @ 1:00 am - 5:00 pm

soakaway pit in process

REEP House - Built By CommunityThis Sustainable House is a monthly series of events that showcases the technology and displays at the REEP House for Sustainable Living and uses them as a jumping off point to explore other ideas and options to make your home more sustainable.

THIS SUSTAINABLE HOUSE

WATER MANAGEMENT FEATURES

A look at how you better manage rain to avoid flooding your basement by taking a closer look at the green features and displays at the REEP House for Sustainable Living such as our rain garden, soakaway pit (or infiltration gallery) and drought tolerant native plants, our advanced rain harvesting system, our permeable driveway and interior water proofing with dimple board.

Your sustainable home guide is Brendan Schaefer.

June 18
RainGarden-14 soakawayREEP House for Sustainable Living, 20 Mill St., Kitchener
AGENDA
  • Doors Open 1:00 p.m.
  • Presentation / Tour: 1:30 p.m.
  • OPEN HOUSE:  2:00 – 5:00 P.M.
Advance registration below is appreciated.

Brendan SchaeferBrendan Schaefer is the Facilities Manager at the REEP House for Sustainable Living, where he regularly leads tours and workshops on topics ranging from energy efficiency to water conservation, storm water management, and sustainable living.

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Date:
June 18, 2016
Time:
1:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Venue

Reep House for Sustainable Living
20 Mill Street
Kitchener, ON N2G 2Y3 Canada
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Phone:
519-744-9799
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