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How Much to Install a Grey Water System

Greywater recycling system installation.  Cost factors:  When considering purchasing a Grey Water Recycling System, we understand that as well as the water saving aspect, there is also a financial aspect to consider. When looking into whether or not a Greywater Recycling System is for you, you should consider the following. ...

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Legionella prevention in Water Recycling

Legionella Risk in Water Recycling  What is legionella? Legionella is the name of the genus of bacteria that cause, among many others, the Legionosis infection and legionnaires’ disease, a severe pneumonia with a relatively high fatality rate. At least 50 species of Legionella have been described and twenty have been...

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Rainwater Harvesting

Commercial Rainwater Harvesting Systems

What is Rainwater Harvesting (RWH)? As a definition, rainwater harvesting is the capturing, filtering and storing of rainwater from the roof of a building, for reuse. However, it is more than just this. Rainwater harvesting is a method of ecological and sustainable rainwater management. The storing and reuse of harvested...

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Water abstraction reservoir

Water Abstraction

What is water abstraction? The Environment Agency defines water abstraction to be ‘the removal of water resources, permanently or temporarily, from rivers, lakes, canals, reservoirs or from underground strata’. Underground strata includes groundwater from boreholes or wells.  Impound (store) water The Environment Agency defines a water impoundment as ‘a structure...

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What is the Water Use in My Home?

What is the Water Use in My Home? The water demand for any building is always based on a number of factors ‘Thousands Have Lived Without Love, Not One Without Water’ – W.H.Auden Type of Building and its function The type of building and its function can dramatically alter the...

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