Decentralized Drinking Water Purification Systems

What if all the water you used in your house was purified on site and you used it again? It is actually not all that different than a well and septic system, but it is a closed loop system relying on technology instead of an open one relying on the surrounding environment. In the wake of these rapid fire extreme weather events, perhaps it is time to start thinking about more resilient, decentralized systems for providing something as vital to survival as water.

About the Author
Chris Fuller is a member of the Ecovillage Charlottesville Board and Design Team. He dreams up possibilities for our Ecovillage and other resilient housing communities with his friends at Staengl Engineering.

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