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Is there a portable water recycling unit that one could install in their studio apartment to recycle grey water ? Or which is the smallest grey water recycling unit ? And can't someone just pass the grey water thru their reverse-osmosis filter and reuse the water?

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You can make your own filter,I think. When I was kid me and me father constructed or own filter, everything you need is some sand, 'dust coal' and a couple of stones and wool. You can use a bottle of soda, or something like that. Put the wool on the 'mouth' of the bottle (I'm not a native english speaker, and I don't know some words, I will put inside a quote), then put the coal, stones and sand. Put a another bottle under the will to extract the clean water. If you want, I can make a draw, to make it more clear to understand.

  • but this won't give you Reverse-osmosis quality water. – Ayan Mullick Apr 29 '14 at 2:57
  • I asked my friend, and he said that to make an reverse osmosis system, is to use sand, pulverized coal, gravel and a pipe (I searched the correct terms. :P). Put the pipe below the gravel. The pipe must go to an container with a germicidal uv lamp (I dunno the correct term for this lamp) than put a pipe with spigot, to get the clean water. – user1396 Apr 29 '14 at 11:29
  • Is there any video available online... – Ayan Mullick Apr 29 '14 at 12:42
  • After a little search I found a pdf. dropbox.com/s/wmzi63w68xhna9o/DIY.pdf – user1396 Apr 29 '14 at 13:01
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    My concern with this is I doubt it will remove all of the chemical residue. A lot depends on what you are putting into the water to make it "grey." – TeresaMcgH Apr 30 '14 at 16:36
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I know that one is launching soon. I saw it on my friends FB feed. Here's the link to the video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tELefN4DWQ

  • But I don't think this can handle the volume of grey water in an entire apartment [sink water, shower water etc] – Ayan Mullick May 3 '14 at 5:19
  • Hello there, and welcome to this site. Thanks for sharing this with us. Could you add a description of what it is, and how it works, by clicking on "edit" just under your answer, and adding the text? We're building a body of awesome content here, so while the youtube link is useful to some folks, a description of what's in it is useful to many more – EnergyNumbers May 3 '14 at 9:23

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