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Forum: Conservation 05-28-09, 05:10 PM
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Posted By wyatt
Are you saying that below 10 psi the valve...

Are you saying that below 10 psi the valve wouldn't open? or is that just all the lower you tried?
By the way, 1 psi = 27.7 inches of water, so if 10 psi is required to open the valve, you would...
Forum: Conservation 04-25-09, 08:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,817
Posted By wyatt
any sweet updates? can you trip the toilet with...

any sweet updates? can you trip the toilet with pressure from the attic? video? I've thought more about your project than I have about most of mine!
Forum: Conservation 04-22-09, 10:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,817
Posted By wyatt
I proved two things, and disproved one! ...

I proved two things, and disproved one!

Experiment:
Attach a siphon hose to the tank inlet, see if gravity feed will fill the tank.
Hypothesis:
Yes, it will.
Method:
No siphon hose...
Forum: Conservation 04-22-09, 04:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,817
Posted By wyatt
I think so, since the toilet starts to fill the...

I think so, since the toilet starts to fill the instant you flush and doesn't stop until the toilet is full. That binary ON/OFF type thing isn't operated by the pressure of the water if I understand...
Forum: Conservation 04-22-09, 12:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,817
Posted By wyatt
hmmm... good thing you are telling me why these...

hmmm... good thing you are telling me why these things are a bad idea... let's try this one...

http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/oo229/wyattfisher/EcoRenovator/CisterntoToilet.jpg

ok, so we...
Forum: Conservation 04-16-09, 11:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,817
Posted By wyatt
I would think you would want to keep your cistern...

I would think you would want to keep your cistern cycling so the water doesn't have time to stand and start growing things, so what I would suggest (with nothing to back me up) is that the cistern...
Forum: Conservation 04-14-09, 01:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,817
Posted By wyatt
Higgy, I am guessing he used PVC because he...

Higgy,
I am guessing he used PVC because he could find it easily (one of his criteria). Rain water isn't going to hurt plastic (hopefully). Not sure on the differences.
Tango Charlie,
What kind of...
Forum: Conservation 04-09-09, 01:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,817
Posted By wyatt
I haven't seen anything about this type of setup...

I haven't seen anything about this type of setup specifically... but...

When I grew up I lived on a farm... it was once a very old farm and there was a wind mill that actually did the water...
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