Merrimack County UNH Cooperative Extension has a very noteworthy workshop coming up. Basics of Rainwater Catchment, will be held on Friday, June 25, 2010, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the UNH Cooperative Extension Merrimack County Office, 315 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen.
Dot Perkins, UNH Cooperative Extension Merrimack County, will present an overview about catching rainwater. The why, uses, safety, sources of contamination, components to create a safe system, first flush diverters, overflow, and estimating water needs and goals will be discussed. Whether your interest is in catchment for garden use or for livestock, this presentation will help you make sound decisions.
The class is free and open to the public. For more information or to register call Mary West at 603.796.2151.You can also visit the UNH Cooperative Extension calendar to see all upcoming events at http://extension.unh.edu/events/index.cfm?e=app.home&calendar_id=981.