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RE: Potable Drinking Water & Wastewater




	Every house should have a roof-mounted method for collecting rain
water.  It could be collected in an attic tank, plumbed to toilets, or an
outside faucet for lawn/garden/car washing, and wouldn't even require
electricity.  Even a small 250 gallon heating fuel-type tank, once filled,
would deliver quite a few flushes at 1.5gpf.




-----Original Message-----
From: Sandy Rock [mailto:srock@pprc.org]
Sent: Friday, March 15, 2002 11:06 AM
To: Donald Sutherland; p2tech@great-lakes.net; Handzo,John
Subject: RE: Potable Drinking Water & Wastewater 


The Japanese have a wonderful invention that drains the graywater from
handwashing (after using the toilet) at the tap/sink on top of the tank into
the tank to be used for flushing. It's a start anyway!  Sandy Rock
---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Handzo,John" <jghandzo@deq.state.va.us>
Reply-To: "Handzo,John" <jghandzo@deq.state.va.us>
Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2002 07:43:53 -0500

>I've found data on this subject from 2 sources:
>BOCA National Plumbing code manual used by municipal building inspectors  
>Water Environment Federation has data on this topic  http://www.wef.org/
>
>Hope this helps.
>	-----Original Message-----
>	From:	Donald Sutherland
[SMTP:donaldsutherland-iso14000@worldnet.att.net]
>	Sent:	Wednesday, March 13, 2002 4:15 PM
>	To:	p2tech@great-lakes.net
>	Subject:	Potable Drinking Water & Wastewater 
>
>	I am researching national wastewater reuse programs.
>	 
>	Can someone lead me to a source who can tell me on average what
percentage of daily potable drinking water is used by households for toilet
and washing functions?
>	 
>	Thanks for your help.
>	 
>	Cheers,
>	Donald Sutherland 
>
>

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L.B. Sandy Rock, MD, MPH
Environment and Health Research Director
Pollution Prevention Resource Center
513 First Ave. W
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(206) 352-2050
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