28 Aug '14, 9pm

Why don't all toilets work like this?

Why don't all toilets work like this?

One of the oddest quirks in our homes is that we flush toilets with water good enough for drinking — and toilets consume on average 40% of a household’s water use. To address this issue Sloan Valve Company has been hard at work perfecting the AQUS water reclamation system , which takes your bathroom’s sink water and recycles it for flushing in your toilet. As a do-it-yourself project the kit takes about 1 hour to install and promises to save up to 6,000 gallons each year. Other than perhaps saving water in a bucket, the Aqus provides the simplest and most effective solution to reducing our water footprint — and it has garnered

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/sloans-innovative-aqus-grey-water-to...

Tweets

Believe it or not, these are toilets:

Believe it or not, these are toilets:

inhabitat.com 27 Aug '14, 4pm

These scaly public restrooms in New Zealand look like giant sea monsters, but their form actually follows function, as the...

Wealthy Californians are Circumventing the Drought by Trucking in Water

Wealthy Californians are Circumventing the Drou...

inhabitat.com 27 Aug '14, 10am

visited homes in the Montecito area, which boasts numerous celebrity residents and the highest real estate values in the c...

Ergonomically-Correct 'Wellbeing Toilet' Helps You Poop the Right Way

Ergonomically-Correct 'Wellbeing Toilet' Helps ...

inhabitat.com 30 Aug '14, 3pm

The winning concept was chosen by a panel of design experts, including Red or Dead founder and now owner of a multi-discip...

#Luiis_3x ] The Sustainable Sesseljuhus is the Heart of Iceland’s Solheimar Ecovillage: ... [ #Luispokel ]

#Luiis_3x ] The Sustainable Sesseljuhus is the ...

inhabitat.com 27 Aug '14, 4pm

Sesseljuhus’s outdoor cladding is made from Siberian driftwood that had been carried to Iceland by the ocean’s currents. W...

How business can keep clean water flowing

How business can keep clean water flowing

greenbiz.com 25 Aug '14, 9am

Toledo, Ohio, made international news earlier this month when local authorities advised the roughly 400,000 residents — in...

We want to stay at this gorgeous green hotel in...

inhabitat.com 26 Aug '14, 7am

Looks beautiful but drenched in inflated hype. Pumping the water out of the quarry to feed their gorgeous waterfall will g...

TAMING TYPHOONS: Incredible Storm Water System in Japan

TAMING TYPHOONS: Incredible Storm Water System ...

inhabitat.com 26 Aug '14, 8am

If you think that’s a computer rendering, guess again. The incredible engineering masterpiece pictured above is a massive ...

Mideast Water Wars: In Iraq, A Battle for Control of Water

Mideast Water Wars: In Iraq, A Battle for Contr...

e360.yale.edu 25 Aug '14, 12pm

Mideast Water Wars: In Iraq, A Battle for Control of Water Conflicts over water have long haunted the Middle East. Yet in ...

@inhabitat

@inhabitat

inhabitat.com 25 Aug '14, 8am

In place of a typical door, the Lake Cabin can be accessed through the large window opening equipped with a sliding glass ...

SpaTap Transforms Any Water Bottle into a Pop Up Shower

SpaTap Transforms Any Water Bottle into a Pop U...

inhabitat.com 19 Aug '14, 6pm

The SpaTap slips easily over a standard plastic water bottle, and is then hung upside down. The built-in spout can be open...

The "Bubble Building" wins Australia's highest architecture award:

The "Bubble Building" wins Australia's highest ...

inhabitat.com 25 Aug '14, 2am

The jurors who selected the Watercube said, “The Watercube uses state-of-the-art materials to create a visually striking b...

6 Innovative, Life-Saving Designs for Clean Drinking Water

6 Innovative, Life-Saving Designs for Clean Dri...

inhabitat.com 15 Aug '14, 5pm

has been prevailing theme over the past few years, especially in the wake of multiple natural disasters that involved poll...

Studio505's Phoenix Valley is a Geometric Green Roof Paradise in China!

Studio505's Phoenix Valley is a Geometric Green...

inhabitat.com 26 Aug '14, 9am

completed Phoenix Valley, a dynamic government-funded and -operated Theater, Film, and Arts complex that recently achieved...

Street Artist r1 Recycles Reclaimed Wood Pallets Into Mobile Pop-Up Benches in Johannesburg

Street Artist r1 Recycles Reclaimed Wood Pallet...

inhabitat.com 29 Aug '14, 1pm

recently unveiled "Brothers in Benches," his latest urban intervention that recycles reclaimed wooden pallets into six int...

Project Dome Could Power Copenhagen Using Energy From the Sun, Wind, Water, and Biomass!

Project Dome Could Power Copenhagen Using Energ...

inhabitat.com 22 Aug '14, 1pm

, the Project Dome is topped by a giant 5MW central vertical axis wind turbine that sports sculptural blades made from lig...