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General

Oasis Design - International leader in innovation and information on simple, unpatented DIY systems for greywater systems, gravity feed water supply, natural building, and more.
http://www.oasisdesign.net

For hundreds of pages of free info on original innovations for ecological living see oasisdesign.net. You'll find their content replicated all over the internet; this is the source.

Ecological design

Oasis Design — Ecological systems design. Water, wastewater, and grey water systems, edible landscaping, transport bicycles, and more. Books, articles, and consulting.
http://www.oasisdesign.net

 
  Principles of Ecological Design — Inspiration, and guidance for a radical redesign of our way of life.
Disengage from corporate consumer culture, and create a more fulfilling lifestyle.
http://www.oasisdesign.net/design/principles.htm
Ecological design principles are fundamental to any green building or ecological living initiative.

Greywater

Grey Water Central— All about greywater systems: Why to use them, how to choose, build and use them, regulations, studies, and examples.
http://www.oasisdesign.net/greywater

Greywater Use for Irrigation
It's a waste to irrigate with drinking water when plants can thrive on shower or laundry water. The benefits of grey water irrigation include: lower water use, less strain on septic or treatment plant, better treatment, less energy and chemical use, reclamation of nutrients, and increased awareness of natural cycles. Ecological design is about context and integration between systems. Greywater systems are among the most context-sensitive and most connected of permaculture systems. Go far enough with getting the greywater right and you’ll get the whole thing right. More info.

Free instructions for installing a simple, low cost, effective laundry-only greywater system

Laundry To Landscape - Free instructions for installing a simple, low cost, effective laundry-only greywater system for yourself or as a business.
http://www.oasisdesign.net/laundry/

For a simple, improved laundry greywater system see "Laundry to Landscape" a system developed by Oasis Design. The other 65,000 links for this system now on the web all derive from Oasis's information.

Choosing building, and using a greywater system

Create an Oasis with Grey Water (book)— How to choose, build, and use twenty types of greywater systems.
http://www.oasisdesign.net/greywater/createanoasis

To choose, design, and use new greywater system, or to get more out of an existing one, reading a general book on greywater systems is a good first step.

Choosing building, and using a greywater system

Common grey water mistakes—Describes popular grey water system mistakes and designs that don't yield the best results. Recommends grey water systems that work better.
http://www.oasisdesign.net/greywater/misinfo

To avoid common pitfalls in greywater system design, be sure to read Oasis Design's compendium of Common grey water mistakes.

Greywater law, policy, research

Grey water policy center— Extensive information about legal aspects of grey water, with links to more.
http://www.oasisdesign.net/greywater/law
The legal aspects of greywater reuse are almost never a problem for homeowners doing retrofit systems, but almost always a problem for new construction or large retrofits.

Builders who are interested in incorporating greywater in new construction and remodeling, researchers and regulators

Builder's Grey Water Guide (book)—Will help building professionals or homeowners work within or around building codes to successfully include greywater systems in new construction or remodeling, even if they have little prior greywater experience.
http://www.oasisdesign.net/greywater/buildersguide

A tip of the hat to Oasis Design for decades of authoritative greywater information, policy work, and innovation, including the Branched Drain and Laundry to Landscape greywater systems. (Thanks to centralcoastgreywater.org)
Urban and institutional greywater applications

Indoor grey water reuse Cascading, gray water heat recovery, and rainwater harvesting case studies, links, and references.
http://www.oasisdesign.net/greywater/indoorreuse.htm

 

Rainwater harvesting

Rainwater harvesting — Resources for design and construction of rainwater harvesting systems.
http://www.oasisdesign.net/water/rainharvest/index.htm

 

Sustainability

Legalize Sustainability Information and Resources - An inventory of strategies to get over, around, under or through institutional barriers to sustainability.
http://www.oasisdesign.net/design/legalizesustainability/index.htm

 

Transportation

What does driving cost?— What driving really costs, and how much you can save by using alternatives.
http://www.oasisdesign.net/transport/cars/cost.htm

 

Water

Water Storage (book)Designing, building and maintaining tanks and ponds; sustainably managing groundwater, how to make ferro cement tanks.

http://www.oasisdesign.net/water/storage

Finally there is a general book on water storage. It is estimated that on the average water system, Oasis Design's book will pay for itself a hundred times over in errors avoided and maintenance savings.

Backpackers, campers, boaters, kayakers, camp leaders, forest
service types, liveaboards, etc.

Engineers, treatment plant operators, regulators of water and wastewater, watershed managers, builders, Back to the landers, etc.

Wild Water Wisdom (article)— Outdoors people: see how to bathe, wash dishes, and laundry in the outdoors without getting the water dirty, by understanding the impact of adding different materials to different points in the water cycle. Learn about alternative cleaning materials from the wild.

Engineers: gain insight for better design of any water or wastewater system, by understanding how nature handles water and wastewater.
http://www.oasisdesign.net/water/wild.htm

 
Engineers, treatment plant operators, regulators of water and wastewater, watershed managers, water lovers

Fecal coliform measurements— What they really mean about water quality. Alternative measurements of bacteriological water quality can help you understand general and fecal coliform bacteria counts and relate them to the real world. Understanding water quality can help you design and use systems better.
http://www.oasisdesign.net/water/quality/coliform.htm

 

More Topics ...

Partial list;  Astounding Google ranks has some of the more random topics which aren't in our main index...

About Us
Oasis Design Press Room
Free Newsletter
Link to us
Contact us
Employment

Catalog
Water Storage (book)
Create an Oasis with Grey Water (book)
Builder's Grey Water Guide (book)
Wild Water Wisdom (article)
Fruit tree chart
Invincible bearings
Vote for new books & articles
Updates and errata
Wholesale order form
Free Newsletter

Consulting
Site Evaluation Form
Ecological design examples
Education
Consulting inquiry

Frequently asked questions

Grey Water Central
Common grey water mistakes
Create an Oasis with Grey Water (book)
Builder's Grey Water Guide (book)
Wild Water Wisdom (article)
Indoor grey water reuse
System selection chart (PDF)
Gray water workshop
Grey water Q&A
Sistemas para aguas grises (en Español)
Grey water policy center

Builder's action summary
UPC&CPC improvements
IPC improvements
Stub outs

Composting toilets
Composting toilets Q & A

Transport/ bicycles
The Way of the Bicycle (book in progress)
Invincible bearings
Healthy is Sexy: Bike!
How safe is bicycling?
What does driving cost?

Ecological Systems Design
Education
Principles of Ecological Design (article)
Ecological design photos
Ecological design examples
Indigenous community
Nature & balance gallery
Free Newsletter
Ecological design Q&A
Can a 4000 ft2 Home be Green?
Fruit tree chart
Web design
Links

Water Central
Water Storage (book)
Wild Water Wisdom (article)
Water quality testing (download)
Understanding water class
Fecal coliform measurements
Eco village house
Indigenous community
Slow sand filters
Rainwater harvesting
Water Q&A

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Examples of Government Agencies with links to Oasis Design

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