What Are Water Mills Used For?

Answer Water mills harness kinetic energy from moving bodies of water (usually rivers or streams) in order to drive machinery and generate electricity. The movement of the water drives the water wheel, wh... Read More »

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Facts About Water Mills?

Water mills, introduced in the thriving Roman Empire, use hydroelectric energy to provide power to many vital processes. Although the use of water mills is not as common in the United States as coa... Read More »

Anyone live in slater cotton mills or pocasset mills in RI?

The Lofts are nice. They take pets there too, but that could be good or bad.

Are there any simple water filtration systems, like PUR or Brita, that can be used for well water?

You won't know what kind of filter you need until you have the water tested to find out which minerals or contaminants are present. There are iron and sediment filters which can be put on the line... Read More »

Can Deionized Water Be Used in Place of Distilled Water?

Though deionized and distilled water seem similar, there exist enough differences to make substitution a bad idea under most circumstances. Deionized water contains no ions and exists in an unbala... Read More »