Water


WATER FILTERS:  A whole house water filter connects to the main water line entering your house so that all of the water dispensers, including faucets, showers, washing machines, and dishwashers in your house dispense treated water.  

 


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BATHROOM FAUCET--WaterSense Labeled:  These faucets use a maximum of 1.5 gallons per minute, and can reduce water flow by 30% or more from the standard flow of 2.2 gallons per minute.




Water saving bathroom faucet ideas



KITCHEN FAUCET--WaterSense Labeled:  WaterSense-labeled products are certified to use at least 20 percent less water, save energy, and perform as well as or better than regular models.




Kitchen faucets with water saving features



BATHROOM SHOWERHEAD--WaterSense Labeled:  These water-saving showerheads use no more than 2.0 gallons per minute of water.  A standard showerhead uses 2.5 gallons per minute.  Also, these products provide a satisfactory shower that is equal to or better than conventional showerheads on the market.



WaterSense Certified Showerhead



SOLAR WATER HEATER:  Solar water heating is the conversion of sunlight into heat for water heating using a solar thermal collector.  A variety of configurations are available at varying cost to provide solutions in different climates and latitudes.



Solar water heater options



ELECTRIC TANKLESS WATER HEATER:  An electric tankless water heater is the most affordable option for homeowners looking to retrofit their system.  They save you lots of money on your energy bills, and provide a constant supply of hot water on demand without the limitations of a tank.



HOT WATER RECIRCULATION PUMP:  A recirculating pump rapidly pulls hot water from a water heater, while simultaneously sending cool water from the hot water lines back to the water heater to be reheated and reused.

 

Hot Water Recirculation Pump



GREY WATER SYSTEMS:  Grey water is water from basins, baths and showers that is piped to a surge tank.  The grey water is held briefly in the tank before being discharged to an irrigation or treatment system.





Learn more about Grey Water Systems and products here



GREY WATER SYSTEMS FOR TOILET:  Active grey water systems capture drain water from showers, tubs, and washing machines and direct it into a holding tank, where it's filtered and then pumped back to flush toilets.
  



Grey Water Systems for Toilet Options



TOILETS--WaterSense, Water Efficient, Dual Flush:  Flush facts--recent advancements have allowed toilets to use 1.28 gallons per flush, or less, while still providing equal or superior performance.  A water efficient toilet used 1.6 gallons of water, or less, per flush.  Dual flush toilets provides two flushing options.  Solids are flushed with 1.6 gallons of water.  Liquids are flushed with 0.8-0.9 gallons of water.

 


WaterSense Toilets



RAIN WATER CATCHMENT SYSTEMS:  Rain water collection, or harvesting, is the process by which rain water that hits the roof is stored and reused.  Roof catchment systems channel rain water that falls onto a roof into storage through a system of gutters and pipes.  

 

Learn more about Rain Water Catchment Systems and Rain Barrels and rainwater catchment accessories



SUMP PUMPS:  A sump pump is a pump used to remove water that has accumulated in a water collecting sump basin, commonly found in the basements of homes.





 Sump Pumps




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