25 Dec '11, 11pm

How to build Rainwater filtration systems

This very good book covers all aspects of the impressive Earthship water system, including roof water catchment, cisterns, water distribution, grey water and black water treatment, and grey water reuse. Earthships are typically have complete water independence -- they capture all of their water needs on the roof, and they don't export sewage -- all in a climate with 8 inches of annual rainfall. The book covers thirty years worth of lessons learned in designing these systems.

Full article: http://www.builditsolar.com/Projects/Water/Water.htm

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