Post by Cluck N Waddle on Nov 12, 2008 12:56:38 GMT 8
Thats a good idea beck. We do something similiar, our house is on stumps so we've connected a pipe to the bottom of the bath (its a bath/shower in one) so that all our shower water runs into a 1000l poly tank (one of those ones in a steel cage). We then use this water to water the gardens (not the vegies though).
Beck I have a similar set up, but the hose just goes into the garden. Rather than having to leave the door open though (perth hills, think snakes!), hubby lifted the small drain cover inside the laundry and threaded the hose through that, and to the pipe in the wall that goes outside. The flexible hose does lay over the path, but is better than leaving door open, specially as I do washing at all hours of the day and night. Plus one of my dogs likes to chase the hose water so I need to keep her in when the washing machine is on.
Greywater is fine on the roots of vege and fruit plants but should not be used on edible or underground food crops.
Michelle and the KFC chooks...Kacey the Australorpe, eFie the coronation sussex, Cc(Corn Chip) the gold lace wyandotte.
My partner did this years ago with his washing machine water. He just made sure to move it around the lawn. Apparently it was the best looking lawn! I think you have to be a bit careful if you have young kids that soil their pants - I wouldn't be doing handstands on it! The other thing is that artificial wetta soils can be detrimental to the natural microbes in the soil. They don't add anything nutritious to the soil, it really only adds a coating to each grain that can disappear after a period of time. It needs to be topped up regularly as anyone using wetta soil would know.
yeah i still use it for my fruit and veg patch but i buy the washing powder that states it is grey water safe there are alot of them on the market now and it does not really have a big jump in the price either but still washes well !!! i would love to here more about the composting toilet malleefowl it sounds very interesting and P.S i LOVE your picture so cute
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