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Water turbine?

Discussion in 'Renewable Energy' started by b.james, Apr 4, 2015.

  1. audioguru

    audioguru Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    In addition to collecting hardly any water, he is drinking the stuff that is full of bird droppings and maybe diesel soot!
    Maybe he should simply sit on a bag of water. His weight and heat will pressurize the water that can drive his turbine. The bag can be replaced by his bladder.
     
  2. b.james

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    You are quite disparaging arn't you . I put up a question to discuss the possibilities and you prefer to throw insults. Does not say much for you as a man nor as a thinker

    Let me be clear . Whether you agree or not , rain water is the way to go if you have any choice . Yes it contains bird **** , frog **** ,possum **** leaves and all manner of contaminants from the surrounds and the sky above . Diluted of course and the sediments settle out to the bottom . It is my preference to toss a cupful of Sodium Hyper chlorate in each 6 months to sanitise it just a bit .

    Those of you that drink the **** metered out by local councils have all of the above in it and a lot more you know nothing about including human **** ,fertilisers ,dead beasts,herbicides etc etc . This is because wherever your water is captured it is subject to all that naturally in the catchment area.
    It is then masked by heavy chlorination and additives such as Fluoride and anything the government wants to get into you.

    So Audioman and Karate Kidder---shove it .
     
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    In addition to drinking the stuff, how many little LEDs will you be able to light with the very low power from your rainwater turbine generator? Only a few LEDs?
    Maybe solar panels or a windmill will provide much more power. Inexpensive electricity in my area comes from turbines at Niagara Falls and nuclear generating stations.
     
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  5. b.james

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    I might add that such heavy chlorination of water supplies also alters our intake of natural biology that has been essential for for our well being for millions of years

    http://news.sciencemag.org/biology/2015/04/resistance-antibiotics-found-isolated-amazonian-tribe

    The trouble with fools is that they do not realise their foolishness.
    These forum sitters you have here are a pain . They don't try to help really . What they do is jump in and confuse the thread.
    You don't know anything about a situation unless you have experienced it specifically yourself ! Period
    I suggest you stop wasting peoples time who come here for an answer.
    Leave the answer to someone who does know.

    In my case the answer was simple but I found it on a more sensible forum -not this circus
     
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    If you are worried about tap water then you can distill your own or buy it.
    My tap water has not smelled like chlorine bleach for years. They pump it from Lake Ontario, let solids fall out, filter it then use ozone to kill any bacteria or organisms. They use BAC contactors and membranes too. The last thing they do is add fluoride to protect our teeth.

    How is your rainwater turbine doing driving your generator? Did you get any electricity from it yet?
     
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    I tend to agree, b.james.
     
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    I've never even heard of any such suggestion - certainly it's never been like that in the UK.
     
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    Thread cleaned up - moderator.
     
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