[Greenbuilding] low flow shower heads

lee Weaver lgweaver at gmail.com
Wed May 18 10:51:46 PDT 2011

I think i have found the problem with our differing points of view.  all 
of my information on sewage discharge is from Navy courses held by Navy 
hazardous materials coordinators.  Apparently the Navy is held to a 
higher standard than municipal systems.  Since everything they were 
saying is you could literally take a glass full of the discharge and 
drink it and it be potable.  I was under the impression that all systems 
were held to the same standard.

Also are you saying that the ammounts we pay don't cover the costs of 
delivery & treatment?  If so please explain the Privately held companies 
that do either or both of these items?  they do exist.  not all 
municipal systems are owned by the city.

On 5/18/2011 8:49 AM, Reuben Deumling wrote:
> On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 12:14 AM, lee Weaver <lgweaver at gmail.com 
> <mailto:lgweaver at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     I do stand by what I said I am not trying to start an argument,
>     but a discussion with a differing point of view never hurt anyone.
>      Who knows we may shine a light on something none of us expected.
> Differing points of view are welcome and can be very useful to bring 
> out flaws in others' thinking. But as far as I can tell your point has 
> been that overconsumption of water is o.k. because
> (a) it creates more jobs, and
> (b) water is purifiable
> I don't think much of that argument, frankly. Or perhaps I didn't 
> understand your argument?
> It is premised on the notion that the infrastructure and investment 
> required to handle the excess water so consumed/polluted/wasted is 
> something we can easily afford. I'm not sure about that. There are a 
> lot of problems and needs demanding attention, resources, money, 
> creative solutions.
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