If you feel that halving you water consumption takes too much space, too expensive and just unachievable… I want to prove you wrong! You CAN enjoy an additional 21,000 Litres of water p/m after a 5 hour project.
What it takes
With one simple flow bin (cost R400 / 30 USD) you can create a 2.4 x 1.2 square metre wetland that will turn 18000 litres of waste into usable & storable water, every month going forward. Sure you will need a cube of gravel and plants to finish the project. You can find plenty of plants from a local dam, and the price of stones cost the same as a single dinner out.
Then with a submersible pump you can now automate this water to irrigate your garden every time you drain your bath. To plumb it all up is as easy as building a 12 year old Lego set.
…and that’s pretty much it…
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