September 17, 2009
Let It Pour: Water catchment, like graywater, is an effective conservation technique. Chartwell School in Seaside uses an 8,900-gallon tank to store rainwater, which is used for toilet flushing – reducing the school’s reliance on treated water by 60 to 70 precent.
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California’s three-year drought just carved a new channel for DIY water recycling. Responding to an emergency water shortage, the state adjusted its plumbing code in August, allowing businesses and households to rig single-fixture graywater systems ...