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self-made Greywater system for under $120 -remote controlled

Postby silver0202 » Sat Sep 07, 2013 9:12 am

This is a self-made DIY approach to help save water and money that repurposes plumbing parts available in the pool/spa tub market. With a remote controlled valve I can either drain the water into the city sewage system or into my garden, all with the flip of a switch.

I posted a video of my setup on youtube at...

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Re: self-made Greywater system for under $120 -remote controlled

Postby Tracker » Sun Sep 08, 2013 9:05 am

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I don't know if it s my tablet, or the link, but I can't open it. :cry:

you might try for a cut and paste.
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Re: self-made Greywater system for under $120 -remote controlled

Postby davidg » Sun Sep 08, 2013 10:00 am

Tracker wrote:I don't know if it s my tablet, or the link, but I can't open it. :cry:

It's an embedded utube video - if you have an ad blocker turn it off temp
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Re: self-made Greywater system for under $120 -remote controlled

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Re: self-made Greywater system for under $120 -remote controlled

Postby Tracker » Mon Sep 09, 2013 5:15 pm

Do you have a link for those fittings.. ie the Valve and corresponding actuator..
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Re: self-made Greywater system for under $120 -remote controlled

Postby planetled » Tue Sep 10, 2013 1:50 pm

Brilliant idea with the automation.

I find that you really need to make things easy for them to fit into your daily routine and what you have put together ticks all the boxes. You certainly don't want to be crawling around under the house every time you would like to change the flow direction!
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Re: self-made Greywater system for under $120 -remote controlled

Postby silver0202 » Tue Sep 10, 2013 5:41 pm

Tracker wrote:Do you have a link for those fittings.. ie the Valve and corresponding actuator..


Here are links for the parts...

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001I7HZ20/ref=oh_details_o06_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002ZPJVV2/ref=oh_details_o06_s00_i01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

planetled wrote:I find that you really need to make things easy for them to fit into your daily routine


Agreed. If it's not easy no one will use it. :)

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