May 16, 2014, Santa Rosa, Calif. – There will be a free workshop on water pumping efficiencies and winery wastewater treatment energy efficiency measures on Wednesday, May 28. This workshop is a partnership between PG&E, Sonoma County Winegrape Commission, Sonoma County Vintners, Sonoma County Farm Bureau and Francis Ford Coppola. This meeting will take place at Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Geyserville. Check-in begins at 8:30am with the meeting running from 9:00am until 11:30am followed by lunch.
The program will cover advanced pumping efficiency which includes pump testing, incentives for repair, pump efficiency and variable speed drives. Winery wastewater efficiency auditors, BASE, will present winery wastewater treatment conservation measures. PG&E will discuss energy efficiency incentives and programs and incentives to replace or retrofit eligible agricultural pumps for pumps 25 H.P. or larger.
How to Register
Attendance is limited and RSVPs will be required. RSVP with your name and company to [email protected]. RSVP to attend by Friday, May 23. Registration will be cut off early if the meeting is full. Winegrowers, vintners, and Farm Bureau members have priority registration.
For more information on the meeting contact Lloyd Coker at [email protected] or 707-577-7047.
About the Sonoma County Winegrowers
Sonoma County Winegrape Commission, dba Sonoma County Winegrowers (SCW), was established in 2006 as a non-profit marketing and educational organization dedicated to the promotion and preservation of Sonoma County as one of the world’s premier grape growing regions. With more than 1,800 growers, SCW’s goal is to increase awareness and recognition of the quality and diversity of Sonoma County’s grapes and wines through dynamic marketing and educational programs targeted to wine consumers around the world. For more information about SCWC and its programs, visit www.sonomawinegrape.org