How to filter your nasty kitchen grey water

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DoctorIknow
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How to filter your nasty kitchen grey water

Postby DoctorIknow » Wed Jul 04, 2012 6:05 pm

I've posted this before I think, but everyone who uses this system loves it.
Bring about 10 pieces of burlap and replace when they are jammed up with crud (you can scrape off some non obnoxious stuff like coffee)
Put a capfull of bleach in the filtered water and just take it home with you. Putting it in a standard evap pond could make a stink.

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lemur
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Re: How to filter your nasty kitchen grey water

Postby lemur » Wed Jul 04, 2012 6:07 pm

in the kitchen i run we have a sump pump that pumps water into a gray water tank but we pour all the really thick/chunky stuff into a china hat so the sump doesnt get all clogged with floaties

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Re: How to filter your nasty kitchen grey water

Postby Elorrum » Wed Jul 04, 2012 6:54 pm

on a much smaller scale (solo camper) I pour my grey water through a large funnel loaded with some aquarium filter floss into a 5 gallon container I bring home. The floss dries and I pack it out with my trash.
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