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Domestic Grey Water Filter

Posted on Jan 13, 2012

Photos showing the construction of a domestic grey water filtration system. The pipe that carries the untreated water from the drain to the filter. The exit pipe from the drain. The water enters from the bottom of the pipe. Digging the two filter tanks. The sedimentation tank (foreground) and the gravel tank. The pipe that carries water from the sedimentation tank to the gravel tank. Lining the gravel tank with pond liner. The sedimentation tank brick work. Lining the sedimentation tank with cement. The inlet and outlet pipes in the sedimentation tank. The water enters and exits through the bottom of the pipes. Top view of the gravel tank entry filter. The water enters through the four mesh covered holes. Side view of the gravel tank entry filter. The gravel tank entry filter in place. The white pipe carries water from the sedimentation tank. The exit from the sedimentation tank and the entry into the gravel tank. Side view of the gravel tank entry filter. The sedimentation and gravel tanks filled. The finished and planted...

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