Greywater, Green Landscape: How to Install Simple Water-Saving Irrigation Systems in Your Yard
- 01 Apr 2017
- Storey Publishing
- 176 pages - 228 x 177 x 8mm
Keep your lawn and garden lush without wasting resources by capturing and recycling the greywater that drains from your sink, shower, and washing machine. This accessible and detailed guide walks you through each step of planning for and installing a variety of greywater systems, including laundry-to-landscape and branched drain gravity-fed. After identifying greywater sources in your home and estimating flow rate, you’ll learn to pinpoint where to redirect the wastewater for the greatest benefit. No matter which system you decide to build, doing so is quick and inexpensive and uses only basic tools and materials readily available at home supply stores.
Step-by-step instructions show you how to plan, install, and use simple, low-tech solutions to redirect and reuse greywater from sinks, showers, and washing machines to maintain your home landscape and garden.