Everything You Need to Know to Build a Backyard Greywater Wetland

August 26, 2014 by  
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If you stop to think about it, it’s quite odd that we flush our wastewater into local rivers, isn’t it? It flows away, only to be siphoned off and cleaned by the community downstream before repeating the entire process once again. It would make more sense to use clean water for things like drinking and bathing and then use that same water again for things that don’t require a potable source, like irrigating the landscape . That’s exactly how many architects are starting to design houses and public buildings, but if you don’t live a housing development that features built-in greywater systems, you can make a few minor modifications to your plumbing system and create a greywater wetland that allows your wastewater to be recycled into the landscape. Read the rest of Everything You Need to Know to Build a Backyard Greywater Wetland Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: artificial wetland , backyard bog , backyard wetland , bamboo , bio-remediation , bog , bog plants , bulrushes , cattail , constructed wetland , DIY , eco design , grey water , greywater , greywater system , greywater. water recycling , juncus , reeds , rushes , sedge , wastewater , water conservation , water plants , water recycling , wetland

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Everything You Need to Know to Build a Backyard Greywater Wetland

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