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

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

Label
Do-it-yourself sustainable water projects : collect, store, purify, and drill for water
Title
Do-it-yourself sustainable water projects
Title remainder
collect, store, purify, and drill for water
Statement of responsibility
Paul Dempsey ; Tony Selby, illustrator
Title variation
Sustainable water projects
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This DIY guide shows how to collect, store, purify, and drill for water with 10 inexpensive projects, and provides practical conservation information. "Do-It-Yourself Sustainable Water Projects" provides everything you need to know to create your own water projects--from collecting rainwater and air conditioner condensate to properly drilling and constructing pump systems. A list of manufacturers and other resources is included to help locate all the products used in the book. This practical guide also provides a basis for understanding the importance of water--the most precious resource--and how the lack of it affects different regions around the world
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
628.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TD353
LC item number
.D45 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
Label
Do-it-yourself sustainable water projects : collect, store, purify, and drill for water, Paul Dempsey ; Tony Selby, illustrator
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
1427617
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 259 pages
Isbn
9780071794220
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2012048925
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1427617
  • (Sirsi) 1427617
  • (OCoLC)821692195
Label
Do-it-yourself sustainable water projects : collect, store, purify, and drill for water, Paul Dempsey ; Tony Selby, illustrator
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
1427617
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 259 pages
Isbn
9780071794220
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2012048925
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1427617
  • (Sirsi) 1427617
  • (OCoLC)821692195

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