Water

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by jimbo, Dec 27, 2008.

  1. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

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    There are two recurring themes that pop up over and over on the forum:\

    1) Low flush...and now even lower flush.....toilets. Govermnent really pushing this one.

    2) More and more multiples in shower heads, 3/4" shower valves for more flow...what's next? 1"?


    Am I missing something here? Is it a good thing to be very clean but ultimately we will be pooping out in the bushes???


    Merry Christmas!
     
  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    showers

    Maybe integrated toilet/shower stalls so that excessive water performs a useful function. Squat toilets are popular in the Eastern nations, maybe some one will come up with a version here.
     
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  4. srdenny

    srdenny Plumbing Contractor

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    hj's on to something. How about integrated prison ware fixtures. Sanitary and explosion resistant to boot.
     
  5. Cass

    Cass Plumber

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    This will solve the lack of water problem...

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    And this will solve the water use problem...

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    Indoor showers will be a thing of the past....

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    I guess this will be the next advanced technology in plumbing and water use...:D
     
    Last edited: Dec 28, 2008
  6. Cookie

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    That first picture, a friend of mine in NZ, collects it that way from his roof. I don't know if he is just cheap OR if that is common there because of the price of water in Nz. It is very expensive I was told. I will have to ask him to see.

    The second one, I got one of those at my camp,
    NO WAY mister...:D

    You are put back to the drawing board.

    OH, I didnt see the third one lol.
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    Last edited: Dec 28, 2008
  7. jar546

    jar546 In the Trades

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    No more trough urinals either for the ballpark
     
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