Do-it-yourself sustainable water projects : collect, store, purify, and drill for water (eBook, 2013) []
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Do-it-yourself sustainable water projects : collect, store, purify, and drill for water

Do-it-yourself sustainable water projects : collect, store, purify, and drill for water

Author: Paul Dempsey
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This DIY guide shows how to collect, store, purify, and drill for water with 10 inexpensive projects, and provides practical conservation information. "Do-It-Yourself Sustainable Water Projects" provides everything you need to know to create your own water projects--from collecting rainwater and air conditioner condensate to properly drilling and constructing pump systems. A list of manufacturers and other resources  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dempsey, Paul (Paul K.).
Do-it-yourself sustainable water projects
(DLC) 2012048925
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Dempsey
ISBN: 9780071794237 0071794239 1299824242 9781299824249
OCLC Number: 864682728
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 259 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Glimmers of light. Worldwide water use ; Here at home ; Climate change ; The way forward --
Using less. NAEUS ; Lawn and garden ; Indoors ; Composting toilets --
Water from air. Rainwater harvesting (RWH) ; Air conditioner condensate recovery ; A word about greywater --
Wells. Well basics ; Buying property with a well ; Hiring a driller ; DIY drilling --
Pumps and related components. Well yield ; Pump performance ; Water demand ; Pump sizing ; Maintenance issues ; Piping ; Standard jet pumps ; Deep-well jet pumps ; Centrifugal submersible pumps ; Water storage ; Pump motor controls --
Alternative power. Solar power ; Wind power ; Human power ; A last word --
Glossary --
Appendix A: Water web sites.
Other Titles: Sustainable water projects
Responsibility: Paul Dempsey ; Tony Selby, illustrator.


Presents a methodology that integrates modeling and design, UML, patterns, test-driven development, quality assurance, configuration management, and agile principles throughout the life cycle. In  Read more...


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