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Monitoring & Control

Basic Monitoring How much water is your greywater/rainwater system saving? How much water is in your tank? The basic monitoring includes a water meter which records total greywater / rainwater usage and total backup domestic water usage from the time the system is installed. The usage can be read out on the LCD screen of our Water Systems Controller. Advanced Monitoring The Advanced system builds upon the Basic and adds a tank level sensor and an internet connected data logger. Tank level and water meter data is uploaded to an online dashboard where current and historical usage can be [...]

Residential Rainwater Systems

  Smart Rainwater System: It is a completely-automated package delivering filtered Rainwater to landscape drip irrigation with automatic city water (or well) water backup and a water-use monitoring package. The system is compatible with all brands of irrigation controllers and operates the same as a traditional irrigation system. Add an optional indoor component to supply rainwater to non-potable fixtures. Smart(+) System: The Smart(+) systems includes the addition of another alternative water source such as greywater or groundwater, for a complete two source alternative water system with municipal (or well) water backup. Resources Smart Rainwater [...]

Residential Greywater Systems

Simple Greywater System: Greywater from the laundry machine is directly applied to plants in the landscape without pumps and filtration, resulting in a low cost- low maintenance greywater solution. Basic Greywater System: Greywater from the house is is collected into a small tank. When full, the tank is pumped out to multiple zones of drip irrigation in the landscape. The system can irrigate smaller perennial plants as well as larger trees and shrubs. The Basic System is ideal for small to average-sized residential properties requiring 8 or fewer zones of irrigation. Smart Greywater System: Equipped with [...]