Course curriculum

  • 1

    Why Should We Worry About Water?

    • Water Strategies Lecture 1

  • 2

    Creating Water Redundancy for Your Needs

    • How We Set Up Our Property for Maximum Water Efficiency

    • More Examples & Introduction to Water Management Principles

  • 3

    Water Conservation Principles

    • Reducing Water Usage

    • Grey Water & Overflows

  • 4

    The Basics of Wells

    • What about Wells?

    • Wells - Electric and Hand Pumps

  • 5

    Water Storage & Sanitization

    • Choosing Containers & Ensuring Cleanliness of Stored Water

    • What Type of Filters?

  • 6

    Rain Water Catchment

    • Determining Catchment Needs - Roof, Filters, Sizing

  • 7

    Keyline Design & Swales

    • Soil - The Basics

    • Keyline Design - What is it and what can it do?

    • Swales - Slow, Spread, & Soak

    • Swales - Examples

  • 8

    More Water Management Strategies

    • Dry Stream Beds

    • Ponds

    • Rain Gardens & Xeriscaping

    • Developing a Spring

    • Strategies for Managing Wet Areas