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Rainwater Harvesting Workshop

A Large-Scale Rainwater Harvesting Workshop and Tour presented by Texas AgriLife Extension and the Manchaca United Methodist Church Community Garden, will be held 9 a.m-2 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Manchaca United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 1011 Farm-to-Market 1626 at Manchaca Road.

This workshop and tour focuses on harvesting systems for large gardens or irrigation systems, with tanks of 500 gallons and up, and covers site selection, tank and parts selection, rainwater math and determining the cost of materials. The program will include a tour of a nearby home with a 36,000 gallon harvesting capacity.

Registration is $25 per person and includes lunch. Register via Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Conference Services at http://agriliferegister.tamu.edu. Type “Large-Scale Rainwater” in the search box. Carpooling is encouraged. The deadline to register isOct. 15. Late and on-site registration through conference services will cost $35. No cash will be accepted.

For further information, call Sue at the AgriLife Extension office in Travis County, 512-854-9610, or e-mail Julie Ansley at jzansley@ag.tamu.edu.517



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