TomServo wrote: mudpuppy000 wrote: epic_elite wrote:
TomServo wrote:what was the general rule of thumb? something like 1 sq foot of space can evap 1 gallon in 1 day as long as the water isn't deeper than 1 inch???
I'm not sure about ponds, but I was using a big bath towel as an evaporator. I had a tarp on top of my truck, and put the towel on top of that. I'd pour approx 1 gallon on it and it'd be dry in a couple of hours.
Hopefully its not used so much it becomes a pond. I've thought of trying those grey aborbant sheets over plastic.
i think ours was about 5 feet by 15 -ish?
it was big enough to accomodate the 4 of us plus the 2 person camp and the 6 person camp to the side. the 4 of us took a shower and the runoff still wasn't enough to touch all of the walls.
we just set some 2 by 4s on end and stapled the sheet down around it and lined the inside with spare rebar for weight. the only problem we faced was in the windstorm that kicked dust into the grey water. although our dirty water got contaminated with playa. the playa still did not get contaminated with gray water. and all the dust dried up whatever water there was n e ways... like kitty litter over oil.