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Coastal Cities Water Conservation
4 November 2020

John Herbert, hong kong energy saving expert, BEAM expert
John Herbert
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Town and cities located near the coast have a key advantage, coastal cities can save drinking water instead using seawater for toilet flushing, Hong Kong does.

WSD schematic

CREDIT: WSD seawater schematic



In Hong Kong, seawater is piped to approx. 85% of homes, and is used for flushing toilets instead of using fresh water.

About the Author

John Herbert is a veteran chief engineer with more than 30 years international engineering experience, educated in the United Kingdom, he has worked in the United Kingdom and then across Asia for more than two decades engaged by international and local companies. He is a Hong Kong Registered Energy Assessor (REA), a BEAM Professional, and stationed in Hong Kong.




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tags: coastal cities, seawater, cities, seaside, coast, flushing water, drinking water, water saving

date: 01-12-20