Cottage Water Systems

Cottage Water Systems

An Out-of-the-city Guide to Pumps, Plumbing, Water Purification, and Privies

Book - 1993--
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If you have a pump, a well, a septic system, or an outhouse ...
If you winterize your water system or use it year round ...
Or if you simply care about the quality of the water your drink,
Cottage Water Systems will save you time, money, and headaches

Cottage Water Systems is written specifically with cottages -- and cottage problems -- in mind. It explains in a clear, easy-to-understand style how each component of the water system works, with dozens of tips on installation and repair, as well as troubleshooting guides to help you diagnose what's wrong with your system. Each chapter is accompanied by explanatory diagrams and illustrations.

Cottage Water Systems includes:

how to choose the pump that's right for your property a guide to water quality and types of water purifiers foolproof methods for priming your pump the ins and outs of composting toilets and other alternatives how to extend the life of your septic system step-by-step instructions for closing a seasonal water system in the fall and opening it in the spring how to build a first-class outhouse ways to get water in winter how to keep the cottage's environmental impact low North American sources for water-system components plus wells, gray water systems, and more.
Publisher: Toronto : Cottage Life Books, [1993]--
Copyright Date: ©1993
ISBN: 9780969692201
Characteristics: 150 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm


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