Grey Water Analysis

The world is slowly running out of usable water and we need ways to reuse and conserve it. There are many ways that we have the ability as a society to do this. One way is reusing our grey water, which is all the wastewater that drains out of your bathtub, sinks, dishwashers and washing machines. Thousands of gallons of water are being thrown out each year because of this. Reusing this water could help save hundreds of gallons of water each year per person, and if there was a mass effort by your local city, state, and country, this could save the world millions and millions gallons of water, as well as money and resources. Continue reading “Grey Water Analysis”

Where Does My Water Come From?

Where does my water come from?

sebago lake waterIn Portland Maine, according to, the Portland Water District uses a 1,000 mile network of water that comes out of pump stations, reservoirs, and other channels that take water from Sebago Lake to my home. Using a water main renewal program and flushing program brings clean and fresh water to my home.

– Most of Portland gets their water from Sebago Lake, and about 15% of the rest of the population. Sebago is an extraordinarily clean lake that is one of the few surface water sources that doesn’t need the super expensive filtration processes that other lakes may require. Continue reading “Where Does My Water Come From?”