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[greenyes] greener houseboats
Many houseboat communities that are mostly stationary have sewer lines. They 
can also have pumpout tanks and composting toilets and graywater systems. 

For low-resource houseboat communities, solid waste and solids from 
composting toilets can be collected and managed on shore. Urine can be 
collected or used for plant nutrients (I've often thought of the possibility 
of a barge that holds a "leachfield" or ecological wastewater system. 
Graywater can be discharged to the water (not the best solution but very 
common) or used for plant irrigation on shore on on small planters around the 

Carol Steinfeld

In a message dated 5/6/03 4:27:37 PM, greenyes-digest-help@no.address writes:

<< Date: Tue, 6 May 2003 21:58:29 +0530
To: greenyes@no.address
From: thanal@no.address
Subject: making the house boats   green
Message-ID: <3EB83005.28168.15D458@no.address>

dear friends

can some one help me with ideas to make the house boats green 
especially their liquid and solid waste management


Jayakumar C.
L-14 ,Jawahar Nagar , Kawdiar P.O.
Thiruvananthapuram , Kerala, India.
Pin 695003

Tel / Fax:++91 - 471 - 311896
Email: <thanal@no.address>

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