Trouble at Perla Marina

chico bill

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A rain water collection system would be of almost zero use to me in Cabarete.
Not sure why people keep pushing it as a great solution.

Sounds like Perla Marina is screwed.
In some areas it's great. If you have a big cistern and big roof it could supply a lot.
 

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I have not had significant rain in over a month at my place. Installing rain gutters and pipes to my cistern would be a huge undertaking for little gain.
It's not a total solution, but for 6 months / year you can have a solid impact.

But only if your dwelling can support it. I use it to fill my pool, then if there's a lot of rain, I will redirect it to the cistern. For half the year I see a big drop in my water bill, avoid the over calcification of the pipes, and in the rainy season avoid the brown water.
 
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It's not a total solution, but for 6 months / year you can have a solid impact.

But only if your dwelling can support it. I use it to fill my pool, then if there's a lot of rain, I will redirect it to the cistern. For half the year I see a big drop in my water bill, avoid the over calcification of the pipes, and in the rainy season avoid the brown water.
The little things add up.
 
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I just heard a rumor of very different type of issue in Perla Marina. Anyone else here something? It does have to to with water.
 

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I just heard a rumor of very different type of issue in Perla Marina. Anyone else here something? It does have to to with water.
The woman who committed suicide?
 

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windeguy

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Detras Del Rumor on Facebook has information as well. For some reason DR1 doesn't always work for those posts.
 

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The entire country of Bermuda is serviced by roof water collection. Tho by now I expect they might also have desalinization plants. However, the roofs are painted with a special non-toxic paint and there are very strict laws on how you must maintain your roof.
 

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The entire country of Bermuda is serviced by roof water collection. Tho by now I expect they might also have desalinization plants. However, the roofs are painted with a special non-toxic paint and there are very strict laws on how you must maintain your roof.
I'm sure they follow those rules for special non Toxic Paint :ROFLMAO: here
 
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The entire country of Bermuda is serviced by roof water collection. Tho by now I expect they might also have desalinization plants. However, the roofs are painted with a special non-toxic paint and there are very strict laws on how you must maintain your roof.
Add wells to that list of rainwater and reverse osmosis for Bermuda.


After what seems like about 3 months, we had a little rain in my area a day ago and again this morning. First rain caused Edenorte's fragile power grid to fail for 3 hours. We went with a well for how long that lasts. Rain water certainly would not have done much good for me.
 

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How does this have to do with water ?
Woman allegedly used water, pool water in this case, for her demise. Something is very "fishy" about it.
I have no idea if she was in the salty area of Perla Marina.
 

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There is water, at the bottom of the ocean, and now some of that in Perla Marina: water flowing underground, under that beautiful house, with your former beautiful wife:

 
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chico bill

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Add wells to that list of rainwater and reverse osmosis for Bermuda.


After what seems like about 3 months, we had a little rain in my area a day ago and again this morning. First rain caused Edenorte's fragile power grid to fail for 3 hours. We went with a well for how long that lasts. Rain water certainly would not have done much good for me.
That 'little rain' added 2" of water height to my pool and that calculates to 250 gallons based on the surface area of my pool and so I am certain most houses have larger surface area than my pool which is 10' x 20'. The pool deck slopes away from the pool so it is direct rain only
Say your house is a one story and 1,200 square feet.
This little rain would have produced (1200/200) x 250 = 1,500 gallons. Not bad for a 45 minute rain if you could capture it all.
 
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