Know Your H2O Classes


How well do you know your H2O? Take an in-depth look into one of life’s most important resources by participating in West Basin’s Know Your H2O classes to explore water issues that impact you and your community! These classes are an opportunity for service area residents to learn about a wide range of current and emerging water topics, receive a status update on the drought, and discover what can be done to save more water in our daily lives.

Please print out the liability form below, fill out completely, and bring to class.

Liability Form

Class Date Time Registration 
Wednesday, March 13, 2024 –

Maximizing Water Efficiency and Conservation in your Garden

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Completed
Wednesday, May 15, 2024 –

The Politics of Flowing Water

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Completed
Wednesday, July 10, 2024 –

Water Quality & Monitoring

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Register Here
Wednesday, September 11, 2024 –

New Indoor & Outdoor Water Saving Technologies & Strategies

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Register Here

Class Descriptions:

Wednesday, March 13 – Maximizing Water Efficiency and Conservation in your Garden

Join us as we explore three environmentally sustainable garden design approaches for our Mediterranean-style climate.  We will learn about plant pallet selection, soil consideration, irrigation system selection, and ocean-friendly and hardscape technologies that will save you water and money while yielding a beautiful landscape.


Wednesday, May 15 – The Politics of Flowing Water

Are you curious about the origins of your drinking water and how it flows across many borders while passing through many hands?  Come discover the water story from mountain top to faucet as we delve into local and regional water sources, water rights and permitting, water prices, and allocation.  Keep your pulse on water politics by also learning about current local and regional water management initiatives and projects in which you can become engaged.


Wednesday, July 10 – Water Quality & Monitoring

Join us as we delve into the fascinating world of water chemistry and explore the different techniques used to treat drinking water and monitor its quality, allowing us to rely on this precious natural resource on a daily basis.  We’ll also discover the similarities and differences between tap and bottled water, learn how to decipher your own purveyor’s water quality report, and walk away with a contact resource list.


Wednesday, September 11 – New Indoor & Outdoor Water Saving Technologies & Strategies

Where does our drinking water come from now and where will it come from in the future?  Tonight’s class will provide a lively discussion and demonstrations of emerging indoor and outdoor devices that can help you save money and save our current limited water supplies.  We’ll also be introduced to some of the innovative and evolving water technologies that are creating new water supplies, such as direct potable reuse, air condensation, solar filtration, fog catchers, desalination, and more.


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