Greywater, green landscape : how to install simple water-saving irrigation systems in your yard / Laura Allen.Material type: BookPublisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, Description: 191 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781612128399 (paperback); 1612128394 (paperback).Other title: Grey water, green landscape.Subject(s): Graywater (Domestic wastewater) | Water reuse | Lawns -- Irrigation | Residential water consumption | Water consumption
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-186) and index.
Pt. 1. Planning your home greywater system -- Greywater systems 101 -- Greywater sources and plumbing -- Estimate your greywater flows -- Soils and mulch basins -- Plants and irrigation -- Choosing a greywater system -- Codes and regulations -- Pt. 2. Building your home greywater system -- Install a laundry-to-landscape (L2L) system -- Install a branched drain gravity-flow system -- Pumped and manufactured greywater systems -- Other types of greywater systems.
Save thousands of gallons of water annually and have a beautiful yard no matter the weather by capturing and reusing water from sinks, showers, and washing machines. This empowering and easy-to-use manual offers practical, long-term strategies for water management, with easy, do-it-yourself instructions and step-by-step photography to guide you through construction and installing a variety of systems throughout your house and garden.--COVER.