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FREE: Water Conservation Workshops/City of St Pete

12/01/2022 2:29 PM | Anonymous

City of St. Petersburg - Free Water Conservation Workshops

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Free Water Conservation Workshops

St. Petersburg, FL (Nov. 29, 2022) - The City of St. Petersburg Water Conservation Office has released new virtual workshop dates. Starting in December, anyone interested in conserving water can attend educational water-saving workshops for free. Workshops are currently scheduled through January, and more sessions will be added as they become available.

The upcoming workshops include:

Wednesday, Dec. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m.
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Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
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Collecting rainwater is an excellent way to save resources. With ½” of rainfall, you can collect 300 gallons of water from 1,000 square feet of roof.

Attend a Rainwater Guardian Workshop to learn about:

  • Reducing the use of potable (drinking) water for lawn and garden irrigation
  • How rainwater harvesting helps protect local waterways and the environment
  • Rain barrel setup, use, and maintenance
  • Creating shallow rain gardens that are attractive and functional

St. Petersburg utility customers may receive a free rain barrel at a later date upon completion of a Rainwater Guardian Workshop.

Monday, Dec. 12, from 12 to 12:45 p.m.
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Learn how small actions could lead to big changes in your family’s water use and how the City can help you. Great lunch time class!

Do you know what simple action might save you up to 200 gallons of water a day? If you use drinking water for your sprinkler system, what percentage of your monthly bill goes to watering your lawn and landscape?

Would you like the answers to these questions and other solutions to reduce your monthly water use? Educators with St. Petersburg’s water conservation office will provide water wise tips, resources and information about current programs designed to help customers meet our shared goal – saving water.


Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, from 6 to 8 p.m.
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Did you move into a home with a sprinkler system, but have no idea how well it works? You are not alone. Join us to learn about the basics.

If you have "inherited" a sprinkler system but aren't sure how to operate and maintain it properly, this is your class! Learn the different components of sprinkler systems and how they work together.

Are all areas of your lawn and landscape being watered uniformly? Is the timer set to run according to existing mandatory watering restrictions? Is your system prepared for our upcoming winter dry season? Discover ways to make sure your sprinkler system is running correctly and applying water efficiently.

Workshop details and water-saving tips, resources, rebates and more can be found at

Questions about the City’s water conservation programs, workshops and resources can be directed to Chris Claus, Water Conservation Coordinator, at

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