Blogging the East Bay Express: Kill Your Plumbing

Blogging the East Bay Express: Kill Your Plumbing

Stephanie Kinnear
Jul 23, 2008

Whether you're dealing with a drought, or impending mandatory water rationing, you've probably thought a bit about gray water. You want to use the water from your shower to flush your toilet ... or the water from your kitchen sink to water the vegetable garden ...

But how do you do it?

If you're Oakland resident Laura Allen, you climb down into the basement with a saw and go to work.

Allen is a member of the Greywater Guerrillas, an East Bay group of renegade plumbers who teach local residents how to install their own ad hoc gray water systems -- systems that are, of course, totally against plumbing code in the East Bay.

Read the whole story over at the East Bay Express.

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