Biological Water Filtration

We are working on a project for some folks where the need is for biological filtration of graywater for irrigation purposes. It’s a arid climate, and greenhouses are being set up for food production. The complex is being set up with composting toilets, eliminating blackwater, or sewage, but the graywater system needs to be reused,

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Ten Ways to Become Eco-Parents

Have you ever heard the phrase, “children learn by our actions, not by our words?”  When it comes to many issues, this is very true.  Children emulate what they see.  If you want your children to grow up to be environmentally conscious and responsible adults, show them what that looks like.  Show them what it

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Conserving Water

In our quest to conserve resources, and reduce expenses, we decided to capture rainwater, and install a composting toilet. The rain gutters direct roof water to a 1000 gallon concrete cistern. The cistern is connected to the house water system with a 12v piston pump. The piston pump has two sets of valves, so I

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