Country & Cottage Water Systems (Hardcover, Spiral-Bound)

A Complete Out-of -the-City Guide to On-Site Water and Sewage Systems, Including Pumps, Plumbing, Water Purification and Alternative Toilets

$39.95

This indispensable guide will save those who live or spend their leisure time in rural areas time, money and headaches. Packed with solid, easy-to-understand advice and clear, detailed illustrations, Country and Cottage Water Systems takes the mystery out of rural water systems and their components. Whether planning a new system or updating, expanding or fixing an existing one, the ideas, the know-how and the solutions are all here.

The book includes tips for do-it-yourselfers, and guidance for those hiring a professional, on a variety of topics, including:

• Methods for testing water

• Making water safe to drink

• Choosing the right pump

• Dealing with environmental issues and legal concerns

• Planning a system’s connections

• Types of wells and how to dig a new one or revitalize an old one

• Understanding and installing waste systems

• Troubleshooting septic systems

• How to reduce a septic system’s footprint

• The pros and cons of alternative toilets

• How to build an outhouse

• Getting rid of gray water

• How to keep pipes from freezing in winter

• How to winterize a seasonal water system for easy spring start-up

From getting water in to getting waste out, Country and Cottage Water Systems helps ensure clean, safe water for country and cottage dwellers, as well as hassle-free and environmentally responsible waste disposal. Hardcover Spiral-Bound.

Author:
Max Burns
ISBN:
978-0969692270
Pages:
181

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