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SJRWMD, Lake County to Offer Water Star Workshop Oct. 27-28

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Lake County Extension and the St. Johns River Water Management District will offer a free opportunity for landscape and irrigation professionals in Lake County to learn how to install water-efficient landscapes, working with nationally recognized instructors Joy Dorst and Kurt Thompson. Training is offered during day one and exams are offered on day two.

Workshop Name: Florida Water StarSM Irrigation and Landscape Accredited Professional Training and Exams

Date: Oct. 27-28, 8:30 am-5:00 pm

Location: Lake County Extension Office, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares, FL 32778

Registration: Contact Steve Gladwell by email or at (352) 742-3968. Lunch is being sponsored by Rain Bird. See flyer (link below) for more information.

Florida Water Star (SM) offers training to educate building professionals about water-efficient appliances, irrigation systems and landscaping. While many of the Florida Water StarSM workshops have focused on residential construction, programs are being expanded to include information specific to commercial and community-level projects. Workshops on designing, building and certifying Florida Water StarSM projects are offered throughout participating areas.