COVID-19 Response at

Read what we're doing...

Do-It-Yourself Sustainable Water Projects


Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

1 Glimmers of Light
Worldwide Water Use
Here at Home
Climate Change
The Way Forward
2 Using Less
Lawn and Garden
Composting Toilets
3 Water from Air
Rainwater Harvesting (RWH)
Air Conditioner Condensate Recovery
A Word about Greywater
4 Wells
Well Basics
Buying Property with a Well
Hiring a Driller
DIY Drilling
5 Pumps and Related Components
Well Yield
Pump Performance
Water Demand
Pump Sizing
Maintenance Issues
Standard Jet Pumps
Deep-Well Jet Pumps
Centrifugal Submersible Pumps
Water Storage
Pump Motor Controls
6 Alternative Power
Solar Power
Wind Power
Human Power
A Last Word
Appendix A: Water Web Sites

About the Author

Paul Dempsey is a Master Mechanic and former editor of World Oil magazine. He is the author of more than 20 technical books, including Small Engine Repair, How to Repair Briggs & Stratton Engines, and Troubleshooting and Repairing Diesel Engines.

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Do-It-Yourself Sustainable Water Projects: Collect, Store, Purify, and Drill for Water on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond Retail Limited.
Back to top