Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper Training – Zone 7 Water Agency

CalWEP is excited to offer a Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL) class at the Zone 7 Water Agency in Pleasanton, CA

Don’t miss this opportunity to become a QWEL certified professional this fall! (Did we mention it’s FREE?)

What does QWEL offer?

  • QWEL is recognized as a WaterSense® labeled Professional Certification Program.
  • The training focuses on water-saving sustainable landscaping techniques.
  • A sample of topics covered include: Soils, Landscape Water, Water Budgets, Irrigation Scheduling and Site Irrigation Auditing.
  • Those who become QWEL certified by passing the exam and completing the irrigation audit, will be listed as an industry pro on the QWEL website.

Who should attend?

This class was designed for those working in the landscape and water industries including but not limited to: landscape designers, account managers, maintenance and irrigation technicians, horticulture students and water agency staff.


3 consecutive Tuesdays: December 3-17, 2019, plus the Exam on Thursday, December 19, 2019.


Zone 7 Water Agency
5997 Parkside Drive
Pleasanton, CA 94588


At this time, the QWEL class is being offered to attendees FREE of charge.  The California version of the QWEL reference manual will be available for $20.00 at the first class.


  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019  from 7:00 AM – 1:30 PM (lunch is provided)
  • Tuesday, December 10, 2019  from 7:00 AM – 1:30 PM (lunch is provided)
  • Tuesday, December 17, 2019  from 7:00 AM – 1:30 PM (lunch is provided)
  • EXAM: Thursday, December 19, from 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM (no lunch)


Lori Palmquist, CID, CIC, CLIA, CLWM, QWEL, WWLP, Irrigation educator, designer and consultant

Lisa Cuellar, QWEL, Permaculture certified, M.S. Civil Engineering (Water Resources), Program Manager, CalWEP


*By registering for this QWEL training you agree to attend all of the sessions listed above.

Space is limited. Registration Closes: 12/3/2019 or when class is full.

Register for this class on the QWEL.net website. (Note that you will be prompted to create a QWEL account if you don’t already have one.)