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Press Release: Builder's Greywater Guide

Revised and expanded

If you plan to include greywater systems in new construction and remodeling, you'll also want the  Builder's GW Guide-book(a supplement to Create an Oasis with Greywater). The Builder's Guide provides indispensable help for builders or homeowners to work within or around building codes to successfully include greywater systems in new construction or remodeling.

Topics include: Special reasons for builders to install or not install a greywater system, flow chart for choosing a system, suggestions for dealing with inspectors, legal requirements checklist, detailed review of system options with respect to the new laws, latest construction details and design tips, maintenance suggestions, equations for estimating irrigation demand, the complete text of the widely emulated California greywater law with annotations and suggestions from Oasis, and new information on treatment effectiveness in soil (450 kb).

The March 2002 revision includes four pages of new information and updates to the UPC and California greywater laws.

Builder's gray water guide book cover.

Builder's Greywater Guide:

Installation of Greywater Systems in New Construction & Remodeling

Author: Art Ludwig. Oasis Design, 1995-2015. 8.5 x 11, 58 pages, 16 figures and tables. ISBN 0964343320. $14.95

About the Author

Ecological designer Art Ludwig consults internationally on the design of water, wastewater and solar energy systems, as well as efficient fixtures, and edible landscapes. He has designed four new types of greywater systems, and formulated the first plant and soil biocompatible cleaners. He lives with his family among forty varieties of fruit trees in the mountains behind Santa Barbara, California.

For more information:

Oasis Design
805 967-9956 Fax: 967-3229
Santa Barbara, CA