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    Serious Microhydro

    Serious Microhydro

    Water Power Solutions from the Experts

    edited by Scott Davis

    Waterpower is the largest source of renewable energy in the world today, and microhydro is a mature, proven technology that can provide clean, inexpensive, renewable energy with little or no impact on the environment.

    Serious Microhydro brings you …

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    Dry Run

    Dry Run

    Preventing the Next Urban Water Crisis

    In the Age of Scarcity now upon us, fresh water shortages are an increasingly serious global problem. With water restrictions emerging in many developed countries and water diversions for industrial, urban and environmental reasons stirring up …

    related subjects: Environment & Economy
    Solar Water Heating - Revised and Expanded

    Solar Water Heating - Revised and Expanded

    A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Water and Space Heating Systems

    Heating water with the sun is a practice almost as old as humankind itself. Solar Water Heating, now completely revised and expanded, is the definitive guide to this clean and cost-effective technology.

    Beginning with a review of the history of solar …

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    Reusing the Resource

    Reusing the Resource

    Adventures in Ecological Wastewater Recycling

    Water has been described as the 21st century oil. Water shortages, water quality and water rights are hot-button issues at the local, national and international levels. Climate change, population growth and contamination from industry, farms and …

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    Liquid Gold

    Liquid Gold

    The Lore and Logic of Using Urine to Grow Plants

    Nitrogen pollution of lakes, rivers and oceans by human urine is a growing problem. Liquid Gold shows how urine can safely be used to grow food, fuel, fiber and beautiful landscapes while protecting the environment and providing free and safe …

    related subjects: Food and Gardening
    Sewage Solutions

    Sewage Solutions

    Answering the call of nature

    Rather than polluting watercourses with sewage, many ways exist to recycle it. Sewage Solutions explains such natural methods of treatment as reed beds, cess pits, water stabilization ponds, septic tanks and compost toilets, and also describes how …

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