QWEL (English) - Pleasant Hill, CA: POSTPONED

QWEL Class Cancelled - To Be Rescheduled

Contra Costa Water District is excited to host a four-day QWEL classes series. At this time, the QWEL class is being offered to attendees FREE of charge. The class will be held at Diablo Valley College, but note this class is open to anyone interested in becoming QWEL certified (you do NOT need to be a DVC student to attend).

The training provides landscape professionals with 20 hours of education on soil and sustainability principles; plant water needs; irrigation system design and maintenance; and irrigation system programming and operation.  In order to obtain QWEL certification, individuals must demonstrate their ability to perform an irrigation system audit and pass an exam.  Those who earn their QWEL certification will be listed as a Certified Professional on the QWEL and U.S. EPA WaterSense websites.

By registering for this QWEL training you agree to attend all of the following sessions:     

  • Saturday, April 25, 2020 from 1:00 PM - 7:30 PM (dinner provided)
  • Saturday, May 2, 2020  from 1:00 PM - 7:30 PM (dinner provided)
  • Saturday, May 9, 2020  from 1:00 PM - 7:30 PM (dinner provided)
  • EXAM: Saturday, May 16, 2020 from 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM (no dinner)

Attendees will receive a copy of the QWEL reference manual, which can also be downloaded here. The QWEL manual consists of the following ten section topics:

  1. Where Our Water Comes From
  2. Sustainable Landscaping
  3. Soils
  4. Landscape Water
  5. Irrigation Systems
  6. Irrigation Maintenance & Troubleshooting
  7. Irrigation Auditing
  8. Irrigation Scheduling
  9. Irrigation Controllers
  10. Bringing It All Together

Space is limited. Registration Closes: 4/23/2020 or when class is full.

Please register for the QWEL class by clicking on the blue button below. (Note that you will be prompted to create a QWEL account if you don’t already have one). 

Location: Diablo Valley College
321 Golf Club Road
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
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Presenter: To Be Announced

When:
Saturday, April 25th, 2020 1:00 pm-7:30 pm - Location: Diablo Valley College
Saturday, May 2nd, 2020 1:00 pm-7:30 pm - Location: Diablo Valley College
Saturday, May 9th, 2020 1:00 pm-7:30 pm - Location: Diablo Valley College
Saturday, May 16th, 2020 1:00 pm-7:30 pm - Location: Diablo Valley College

Registration Closes: 03/25/2020

Sponsored by: California Water Efficiency Partnership

For more information, contact:

Michael Walker
michael@calwep.org
(916) 475-1203

Online Registration is not available.