Thursday, June 3, 2010

The Living Machine

The living machine has been around for awhile now, after the late 50's when it was discovered that recreating wetland like ecosystems could filter and clean water. The living machine uses living plants and microorganisms to clean water without the heavy energy usage of standard treatment facilities.

With advances in design, these are being put everywhere in buildings and used as a focal point now. Water from this process can only be used to irrigate plants or as toilet water within the building it's housed in. Using a living machine could reduce water demand by 85%.....

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