|Re: Experience with community sanitary systems?||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Fred H Olson (fholsoncohousing.org)|
|Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 08:00:15 -0700 (PDT)|
On cohousing-L: On 13 Jul 2020 Craig Herb (wakecohousinggmail.com) >Wondering if anyone out there has had experience with community sanitary >systems/micro sewer systems (some call them Small Community Wastewater >Cluster Systems.) On 15 Jul 2020 Bob Morrison (rhmorrisonaol.com) wrote > Here at Mosaic Commons, we have two cohos with 68 units total. We have a >private septic system that uses the Bioclere process. It has mostly worked out >OK. We can't put anything other than bodily waste and toilet paper down our >toilets. For example, if we put strong cleaning compounds down our drains, they >can kill the good bacteria that are essential to the septic process. > Private water and sewer systems are expensive, in both capital and operating >costs. Municipal systems are less expensive per household due to economy of >scale. > >Bob MorrisonMosaic Commons CohousingBerlin, MA I found: http://bioclere.co.uk/bioclere.php Hundredfold Farm cohousing uses "Integrated Water Conservation Strategies" as I recall to maong other things allow denser development. See http://hundredfoldfarm.org/building/water-conservation/ Former Coho-us president, Bill Hartzell <wahartzell [at] gmail.com> , showed us and explained the system when we visited after the Durham Conference. Fred -- Fred H. Olson Minneapolis,MN 55411 USA (near north Mpls) Email: fholson at cohousing.org 612-588-9532 My Link Pg: http://fholson.cohousing.org
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