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New law limits toilet flushes, showers in California

Discussion in 'General Survival and Preparedness' started by DKR, Jun 5, 2018.


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  1. DKR

    DKR Raconteur of the first stripe

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    A new law passed in California will soon limit the number of gallons of water a person is allowed to use per day.

    By 2022, residents in California will be limited to 55 gallons per person, per day. In 2013, the number of gallons used is expected to fall to 50.. (must be a typo in this)

    Note to frog - the water is starting to boil......
     
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  2. ochit

    ochit Monkey+

    Well there is an issue with flushing a toilet, if there is not enough water the line will stack up with fecal matter and if you use a garbage disposal if you do not use enough water that will get hung up it is science the amount of solids water to take it away and how many feet to the main. I figure flush toilets are going to be illegal and we will use by law water-less / dry flush / composting toilets.
     
  3. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

    well, if you capture the water from the bath/shower you can use a bucket worth of grey water to get a big dump down.
     
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  4. ochit

    ochit Monkey+

    Hillery would need more a bucket of water to flush down :ROFLMAO:
     
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  5. arleigh

    arleigh Goophy monkey

    You men I have to up my water usage ?
    I might use 50 gallons a week .
     
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  6. 3M-TA3

    3M-TA3 Cold Wet Monkey Site Supporter++

    I thought she would melt if she got wet?
     
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  7. 3M-TA3

    3M-TA3 Cold Wet Monkey Site Supporter++

    including irrigation, food prep, sanitation, laundry, etc?
     
  8. SB21

    SB21 Monkey+++

    I'm not in Commiefornia,,,,but if I was,,,I'd donate my months water rations to make sure that Witch Hillery got flushed to the point of no return,,,,
     
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  9. oldman11

    oldman11 Monkey+++

    Can you imagine what that would do to the sewer system?
     
  10. arleigh

    arleigh Goophy monkey

    I use to live on the desert and had to haul all my water in,so I naturally am very conservative that and i'm a cheapskate . Any kitchen sink water goes in my garden ,toilet water goes in the septic tank .
    I shower once a week 3-4 gallons at best .
    I admit during the summer in 100 degree weather I use more water for critters and garden, but as for my self I can be very conservative. Laundry is done once a month .
    Hey I live alone ,I can do as I please.
     
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  11. Borrego

    Borrego Monkey

    Didn't figger you was married after those two lines....:ROFLMAO:
     
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  12. Cruisin Sloth

    Cruisin Sloth Special & Slow

    Them are called outhouses , some pretty nice ones & some that are shitty
     
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  13. oldman11

    oldman11 Monkey+++

    Me and my wife do not use that much water now. We shower everyday,cook,wash clothes and use about 2500 gals month. No pool,and do not water our yard.
     
  14. natshare

    natshare Monkey+++

    My town charges by the "unit" of water, with one unit equaling 750 gallons. In a typical month, without having to irrigate my vegetable garden, I use ONE unit of water. That's flushing, bathing, washing clothes & dishes, etc. Comes out to 25 gallons per day, average. And that's not even taking "Navy showers" (where you wet down, turn the water off, soap up, turn the water back on, rinse, and turn it off, for maximum water savings).

    If you need more than 55 gallons, per day, per person, you're not doing it right, imho.
     
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  15. BTPost

    BTPost Stumpy Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    The average Water Use for Fed ,GOV Specs in Potable Water System design was 75USG per Person, per Day... Has been for many years... All our Potable Water Systems were designed on that Spec.... and we ARE an EPA Inspected Water System....
     
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  16. 3M-TA3

    3M-TA3 Cold Wet Monkey Site Supporter++

    California is limiting flushes to prevent the citizens from flushing all the Brown away after he retires later this year.
     
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