Water conservation considers graywater systems
, lowconsumption fixtures and rainwater collection.
Among his topics are water from springs, air conditioning condensate recovery, water gathered from clouds, solar water distillation, graywater systems
, aquatic plants as a waste management system, biological filter and constructed wetland systems, septic system design, and composting toilets.
Dorms, hotels, and other facilities with individual one-toilet, one-sink bathrooms would find simple, point-of-use graywater systems
to fit best.
Other ways to conserve water in the garden include drip irrigation, which releases just the amount of water plants need, and graywater systems
, which move used water from sinks and showers out into the yard for watering.
range from the rudimentary--dishpan water used to water trees--to the complex--graywater fixtures connected to a network of pipes in your landscape.
They employ low-water toilets, wastewater treatment, water reuse, graywater systems
, smoke scrubbers, and recycling to reduce pollution and conserve water.
They could employ passive and active solar design, graywater systems
, native landscaping and a host of other simple, smart, sustainable design features.
Chapman's project, part of the national Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing (PATH), uses rainwater harvesting and graywater systems
to harness normally unused water.
Environment Cleanup; Homeland Defense; Pollution Prevention; Waste Disposal; Tactical Water Purification Systems; Tactical Wastewater Treatment Systems; Tactical Graywater Systems
; NBC Decontamination Systems
Advantages of graywater systems
include the following:
More and more often, their classes are held in buildings powered by solar panels and treated by graywater systems
. After they leave class, these same students are devising campaigns to save hardwood forests, and move incinerators out of their communities.
Del Porto has been selling and servicing composting toilets since 1972, and has designed composting toilet and graywater systems
for Greenpeace and for developing countries.