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Water Harvesting Systems and Application

GBCI Approved Course

 

Get an overview of water harvesting system intent, usage, design and installation. Learn about the components and operation of residential and commercial systems. This includes detailed information on tank sizing, filtration and water quality, controls, and operational requirements.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Learn water harvesting principles and technologies
  • Participate in a design exercise for practical application
  • Review case studies and concepts

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Course Outline/Topics

1. The New Awareness of Water

a. Where is it
b. The future Demand

2. Top World Water Uses

3. Water Supply and Costs Considerations

4. LEED Organization

a. What is it
b. Effectiveness measurement scales

5. Water Harvesting - Existing Buildings considerations

6. Water Harvesting - New Buildings considerations

7. Water Harvesting - General applications

a. Agriculture
  i. Farming Wash down systems
  ii. Livestock watering
b. Buildings
  i. Residential
    1. Irrigation
    2. Non potable internal use
    3. Water Features
  ii. Commercial Non-Potable
    1. Irrigation
    2. Non potable internal use
    3. Cooling towers
    4. Fire protection
    5. EVOCs
    6. Potable water Recycling
    7. Water features

8. Water harvesting - Project Definition Process

9. Water Harvesting - Design Considerations

a. Storage considerations
  i. Above ground
  ii. Below ground
  iii. Materials of construction
b. Pumping Considerations
  i. Automated
  ii. Manual
  iii. Types and Application
c. Filtration & Treatment options
  i. Types of filters
  ii. How to control filters
  iii. How to apply
d. Advanced Water Controls
  i. Operator interfaces
  ii. Local & Remote reporting/monitoring
e. Residential vs commercial
  i. Discussion of a-d for residential & commercial

10. ROI Discussion

a. Factors
b. Geographic affects on ROI

11. Design Exercise (1-3 scenarios)

a. Requirements evaluation
b. Solutions discussion

12. Case study Overviews (3-5 scenarios)

a. Requirements definition
b. Solution
c. ROI

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This program can be applied toward the:

  Sessions  
Fri. Oct. 24
8am-4:30pm
Location: UWM School of Continuing Education (Click link for directions)
Instructor: Mike Warren
$290
CEUs: 0.7/PDHs: 7
Program No. 4820-7546
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For more information, contact:
Murali Vedula, mvedula@uwm.edu, 414-227-3121
Marcia Gabriel, gabrielm@uwm.edu, 414-227-3378
 

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