Develop and demonstrate an in-home water/wastewater system alternative that is comparable to a community wide water/wastewater system that will enable a minimum of 15 gallons per person per day of available water that
- is of high quality suitable for all in-home non-potable uses,
- minimizes water that must be hauled into and out of the home, and
- is cost effective and sustainable in Rural Alaska.
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This winter the weather cooperated for our freezing challenge and stayed well below freezing in December. Our freeze/thaw stress test
From December 7th - December 13th we scheduled our wash day surge stress, representing an overload of laundry. Our interpretation was
It started to look a lot like winter in Anchorage right before we were scheduled to run the wash vacation
Just days before we needed to start our equipment failure test, the electronics that control the sewer, emptying of the
Overall Project Background
The Alaska Water Sewer Challenge was initiated by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation in 2012. This demonstration is funded by Phase 3 of this Challenge.
Overarching project details can be found at the Alaska Water Sewer Challenge Project Website hosted by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation.