A4_12 Pico-Hydro Powered House

Naomi Rowe-Gurney, Matthew Grant, Jasmine Sandhu, Amy Edgington


This paper looks at the plausibility of using wastewater from a single first floor bathroom to generate energy in a household. It was found that the average two person household would only generate enough energy over a year to power a 100 Watt light bulb for around 6 hours. This is not a considerable amount but in higher buildings with larger populations of people it could be a very cost effective method of power generation.

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