Monday, June 19, 2017

How to Safely Harvest Greywater

Great Big Ideas & Takeaways:
Turn your once-used wash water or “waste water” into free “resource water” to irrigate your
plants with this overview and how-to on different low-cos, and highly effective household greywater-harvesting systems.
  • Simple no tank, no pump, gravity-fed systems are emphasized.
  • Living systems are the focus so the soil and its life are the system’s filter, and the plants are the “pumps”
  • Learn how to safely harvest “dark grey water” the water from your kitchen sink.
  • Is it legal in my area to harvest of greywater?
  • What is the difference between “black water” and “grey water”
  • Discover some “no pump” methods for re-using water
  • What are the best materials to use when constructing your systems