Re: Kat Commodes

From: Ed Rudnicki <>
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 96 15:44:11 EST

>When I said the Kats probably didn't have flush water toilets, I didn't mean
>that they might not have sinks or showers. Like I said, it's pretty wasteful
>to treat the H2O to drinkable standards to flush it down the loo.
>For myself, I want my drinking water to be very clean, but I also want the
>water that I wash and shower (and brush my teeth in !) to be clean. Does the
>water that you flush have to be cleaned to the same standards (as long as it
>doesn't stink) ?

On most ships the potable water is used for drinking, cooking, and
bathing, while the heads use seawater that's been run through a
strainer but otherwise unprocessed.


Received on Tue Jan 30 1996 - 16:58:56 PST

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