Frugal Flow

Nortier, Richard
March 2008
American School & University;Mar2008, Vol. 80 Issue 7, p34
The article focuses on plumbing systems which are designed to reduce water use in school and university restrooms. Sensor-operated urinal flushometers can be set to flush only at pre-determined intervals, instead of after single user. Water-efficient plumbing products like sensor-operated flushometers and faucets regulate water flow in high-use restrooms. It is stated that remote monitoring of sinks, urinals and showers is necessary to turn water flow on and off when students play pranks. INSETS: To flush or not to flush;Total gallons used by urinals for a Queue of 15 men, by flush....


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