Tip #11 EZ gray water evaporation plan

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 Gray Water Evaporation by Towel
I have found that having space for two bath towels to dry is enough to evaporate the gray water of one person.  I washed (me and dishes) in the morning and again at night, and after drying off, used 2 bath towels to sop-up the water.  I then hung the towels to dry, being sure they were not wet enough to drip.  The morning towels were usually dry by noon and the night towels well before morning.

Any given towel used for drying should probably be used no more than three or four times before being packed to take home (dry).  I’m guessing the “gray” in our gray water probably exists only in very small quantities, and these towels should not be shaken, or whatever substances constituting the so-called “gray” ends up on the playa anyway, even if virtually invisible.

Skippy from Hushville
Roswell, NM

About the author: Tom Price

Tom Price

Tom Price is the former Executive Director of Black Rock Solar. Prior to that he was the Environmental Manager for Burning Man during the Green Man theme, and was in the Gulf Coast for six months during the genesis of Burners Without Borders. He's been attending Burning Man since 1997, and he's proud to say that his decade plus streak of breaking down from sun stroke on the playa on day three remains intact.