[Greenbuilding] low flow shower heads

Reuben Deumling 9watts at gmail.com
Wed May 18 10:55:58 PDT 2011


On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 10:51 AM, lee Weaver <lgweaver at gmail.com> wrote:

>   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.
>
At what lifecycle cost ($, material, energy, etc.) is this accomplished?

>
> 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.
>
I am not preoccupied with costs in financial terms as much as in the
materials and energy that are ground up in the process. Low entropy isn't
something you can buy back with money.
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