QWEL Training (English) - City of Aspen, CO

This virtual Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL) Training is sponsored by the City of Aspen and registration is free for local landscape professionals in the Roaring Fork Valley. 

Course curriculum will be taught by Norris Design and Irrigation Analysis. By registering for this class, you agree to attend all sessions listed below. To pass the QWEL course participants must complete a virtual irrigation audit and pass the QWEL exam.

This virtual QWEL training will be held over the course of a full week from November 16th - 20th with two session per day from 8am - 10am and from 2pm - 4pm for a total of 10 sessions and 20hrs of class time (including the final exam). 

QWEL graduates are certified to perform third party irrigation audits as specified by the City of Aspen's Water Efficient Landscaping Standards and will be listed for hire on the City of Aspen, QWEL, and EPA WaterSense websites. 

The curriculum includes the following sections:

  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

This class is for landscape professionals working in the Roaring Fork Valley. Please contact Lindsay Rogers (ler@waternow.org) if you would like to attend and do not live and work in the Aspen area. 

More information will be provided to attendees after registering.  

Location: Online

Presenter: Brandi Rice, Norris Design Joshua Orth, Norris Design Bob Howey, Irrigation Analysis Doug Smith, Irrigation Analysis Rick Magill, City of Aspen Rob Gregor, City of Aspen Steve Hunter, City of Aspen Chris Menges, City of Aspen

Monday, November 16th, 2020 8:00 am-4:00 pm - Location: Online
Tuesday, November 17th, 2020 8:00 am-4:00 pm - Location: Online
Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 8:00 am-4:00 pm - Location: Online
Thursday, November 19th, 2020 8:00 am-4:00 pm - Location: Online
Friday, November 20th, 2020 8:00 am-4:00 pm - Location: Online

Registration Closes: 11/16/2020

Sponsored by: City of Aspen

For more information, contact:

Lindsay Rogers

Online Registration is not available.