Finally installed a composting toilet What is a composting, or dry, toilet? Now, you might be thinking. “Is this one of those things like the port-a-potty at events, or bathrooms at campsites?” The answer is a resounding, no. Composting toilets have been around for ever. They are recycling devices; unlike flush toilets, which are disposal […]
A Watershed is the total area of land from which water, sediments, and dissolved materials flow by gravity to a particular endpoint.
As you might now, I’m passionate about water and our relationship with it. Through that, I’ve been involved in designing and installing Greywater systems for a while now. The more I learn, and the more people I meet, the more apparent it becomes that we need to approach the drought from as many, sustainable, angles as possible. I want to emphasize sustainable, because as Albert Einstein put it “We can not solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them.”
Water is a commons because it is the ecological basis of all life and because its sustainability and equitable allocation depend on cooperation among community members. –Vandana Shiva
I’m writing these easy water saving tips because I’ve been noticing many people taking about the drought, mandatory restrictions and water bill hikes. This is something I’ve been involved in for a while now and love to share with people. Hopefully I’ll mention something you had not though of and it inspires some action. Also, […]
In lieu of the LA Times recent (March 12, 2015) Op-Ed about California’s severe drought aptly named “California has about one year of water stored. Will you ration now?”, I will start offering greywater system services in and around the Topanga, Ca area. But first… Greywater: What is it? Greywater (or graywater as more commonly […]