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Water recycling from Alaska to Los Angeles / Laundry waste water - Grey water

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Water recycling from Alaska to Los Angeles / Laundry waste water - Grey water

Greywater Recycling, Laundry waste water recycling, Potable water from Rainwater with the AQUALOOP System from ALOAQUA.

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Gravity driven system for drinking water treatment

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Gravity driven system for drinking water treatment

C-MEM Zero is a portable gravity driven system for drinking water treatment without electric power and without the application of chemicals, which is based on the C-MEM hollow fibre membrane filtration. Applications households, schools, hostels camping sites / military camps emergency assistance disaster operation Advantages no electricity necessary small footprint easy installation and start-up complete removal of suspended solids, bacteria, viruses, helminth eggs (membrane barrier) long lifetime of equipment, cheap and easy replacement no additional chemicals necessary, except chlorine tablets robust process, no fine mechanical parts We have learned from the deficiencies of other drinking water treatment technologies and have...

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Greywater Recycling in Auckland

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Greywater Recycling in Auckland

The renovation of an old villa in Devonport / Auckland was the perfect opportunity to upgrade the plumbing- and storm water system. Tony Koia from Koia Architects Ltd  decided to go a step further and future proof the house with a rainwater harvesting and a greywater recycling system from ALOAQUA Ltd.  Bathroom greywater (bath, tub and sink) will be collected in a tank, treated with the AQUALOOP system and reused for flushing toilets, the washing machine and irrigation. Thus saving between 30-40% of potable water and sewage. The RAINMASTER ECO 10 pumping and control unit supplies the treated water to the end users....

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How New Zealand can take advantage of its rainfall

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How New Zealand can take advantage of its rainfall

Currently and in the last month some parts of New Zealand had torrential rainfall, after previous droughts in part of the country. How can the country make better use of the rain? What is rainwater harvesting and how does it work? Rainwater harvesting is the capture, storage and use of rainwater. Anybody can do it and it can be designed and customized to suit the needs of the user (potable water from rainwater for example). There are several types of rainwater harvesting systems, the following three are the main ones: In-situ rainwater harvesting refers to the capture of rainwater where it falls. This system is useful...

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Sustainable Water Supply Guide

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Sustainable Water Supply Guide

Every dwelling, domestic and commercial, should have a rainwater harvesting system! Here's a quick overview what is required in terms of material in order to use the water inside the dwelling for flushing toilets, the washing machine and for irrigation. By the way, the Homestar rating system offers up to four points for dwellings which reduce the consumption of potable water in and around the dwelling through the collection and use of rainwater. Apartment developments are also rewarded for incentivizing conservation through individual metering of each dwelling. A water calculator is used to estimate the percentage of household water demand able to...

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