Water Harvest Festival
Join us for the 3rd Annual Water Harvest Festival—Virtually—on October 24th at 10 am via Zoom.
Soquel Creek Water District is coordinating the festival.
Video Recordings from the day below.
10:00 am • Welcome by Soquel Creek Water District
10:05 am • Tutorial on WaterSmart Customer Portal (Live Demo) - 10 min demo, 10 min for questions by Soquel Creek Water District
10:30 am • Watsonville Magical Water Story by City of Watsonville
10:35 am • What is Seawater Intrusion by Soquel Creek Water District
10:40 am • Rain Harvesting by San Lorenzo Lumber & Home Centers
10:45 am • Community Water Plan by Soquel Creek Water District
10:50 am • Reducing Plastic Trash in Our Water by County of Santa Cruz
10:55 am • Think and Drink: Water Sustainability
11:00 am • Groundwater by San Lorenzo Valley Water District & Scotts Valley Water District
11:10 am • Landscape Transformation Workshop (Live Demo) by Ecology Action. Whether you are starting with a lawn, a “lawn,” bare soil, or a patch of weeds, this workshop will inspire you with practical information for how to start and complete your Monterey Bay-Friendly Landscape transformation project! We’ll cover site preparation with sheet mulching, templates for planting plans, converting your sprinkler system to drip irrigation, harvesting rainwater in the landscape, and rebates and grants available for your project.
1 pm • Exploring Our Water Footprints (Live Demo) by Eat for Earth. This will be an interactive workshop with group games, short video(s), presentation, and links to resources.
2:15 pm • Water Neutral Gardens (Live Demo) by Love’s Garden. This workshop will feature short videos of various components of water neutral gardens, including greywater, rainwater harvesting, native plantings, and more. Live participants will have the opportunity to have their questions answered.