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Sunday, 28 January 2018

Sea water for flushing?

The reasons why sea water should NOT be used to flush tilets can be found here:

https://www.quora.com/Why-is-sea-water-not-used-for-domestic-purposes-at-least-for-flushing-in-toilets


CoCT has aging infrastructure and "The rates of corrosion of your pipelines and for example toilets really depends on the material of selection. HDPE (High density polyethylene) usually has a high resistance to Saline water, as does some grades of carbon steel..."

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