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Re: black water in the streets

Posted by esmitty on April 1, 2011, 11:37 am, in reply to "Re: black water in the streets"

Thank you for the additional info.

Two of the houses I used in La Manzanilla seemed to have grey water systems that ended up in the street or backyard, and black water systems that (presumably) did not.

My evidence of this was that carrot peelings inadvertantly put into the kitchen sink ended up in the street out front. Poop put in the toilets did not.

My assumption was that the toilets in these houses were plumbed into a septic system, while the rest of the house waters were dumped to the street (similar to what we forward thinking californios are beginning to do with our grey water recycling for garden use). Is my assumption full of ... uh ... crap?

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