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Do-it-yourself sustainable water projects : collect, store, purify, and drill for water / Paul Dempsey ; Tony Selby, illustrator.

By: Dempsey, Paul (Paul K.).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, 2013Copyright date: ©2013Description: xi, 259 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780071794220 (acidfree paper); 0073376256 (acidfree paper).Other title: Sustainable water projects.Subject(s): Water-supply -- Environmental aspects | Water-supply -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Water use -- Environmental aspects | Sustainability | Water conservation | Do-it-yourself workDDC classification: 628.1
Contents:
[1] Glimmers of Light -- Worldwide Water Use -- Here at Home -- Climate Change -- The Way Forward -- [2] Using Less -- NAEUS -- Lawn and Garden -- Indoors -- Composting Toilets -- [3] Water from Air -- Rainwater Harvesting (RWH) -- Air Conditioner Condensate Recovery -- A Word about Greywater -- [4] Wells -- Well Basics -- Buying Property with a Well -- Hiring a Driller -- DIY Drilling -- [5] 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 -- [6] Alternative Power -- Solar Power -- Wind Power -- Human Power -- A Last Word -- Glossary -- Appendix A: Water Web Sites.
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TD 353 .D45 2013 (Browse shelf) c.1 Available Requested by College of Engineering 16-032662
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

[1] Glimmers of Light -- Worldwide Water Use -- Here at Home -- Climate Change -- The Way Forward -- [2] Using Less -- NAEUS -- Lawn and Garden -- Indoors -- Composting Toilets -- [3] Water from Air -- Rainwater Harvesting (RWH) -- Air Conditioner Condensate Recovery -- A Word about Greywater -- [4] Wells -- Well Basics -- Buying Property with a Well -- Hiring a Driller -- DIY Drilling -- [5] 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 -- [6] Alternative Power -- Solar Power -- Wind Power -- Human Power -- A Last Word -- Glossary -- Appendix A: Water Web Sites.

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