Do-it-yourself sustainable water projects : collect, store, purify, and drill for water / Paul Dempsey ; Tony Selby, illustrator.
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|Poplar Bluff Public Library||628.1 DEMPSEY (Text)||38420101327894||NON-FICTION||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780071794220
- Physical Description: xi, 259 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
- Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, 2013.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||  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.
|Summary, etc.:|| 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 is included to help locate all the products used in the book. This practical guide also provides a basis for understanding the importance of water--the most precious resource--and how the lack of it affects different regions around the world.
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