In light of my recent issue with replacing the heating element in our hot water tank, it behooves me to remind both myself and my readers of this great book by Max Burns, Country and Cottage Water Systems: A Complete Out-of-the-City Guide to On-Site Water and Sewage Systems, Including Pumps, Plumbing, Water Purification and Alternative Toilets
Max has covered it all, everything you need to know about one of the most important aspects of successful cottage life, the water system.Country and Cottage Water Systems has all the stuff you have been wondering about, including:
Planning a new system or upgrading an existing system
Getting your water tested
Making your water potable, safe to drink
Explanations of the various types of wells and how to pick one
choosing the right pump for your needs
How septic systems work
How to troubleshoot problems with septic systems
The pros and cons of alternative toilets
Outhouse building plans
Winterizing your cottage
There’s more, much more, including information on environmental issues and how to reduce your septic footprint, lots of troubleshooting guides, what you need to know up front, and lots of detailed illustrations.
The Author: Max Burns is an award-winning writer who specializes in rural and cottage living. He is the author of seven books and has written extensively for magazines, Cottage Life and Cycle Canada. He lives outside North Bay, Ontario.
This is one book you need to have in your cottage book collection. It’s one of those cottage things you will be glad to have on hand when things go wrong. Order yours today from Amazon,Click Here It’s a great book to have on hand at the cottage when things go wrong.