Here's How Toilet Flushes Could Help Power Homes with Clean Energy
It sounds dirty, but it could be one of the cleanest ways of generating energy.
Have you ever stopped to wonder all the possible places where power could be drawn? It's often that energy recovery methods go unnoticed due to our reliance on the way we've always lived for the past decades. In this video by Undecided with Matt Ferrell, who is a tech enthusiast who explores how smart and sustainable technology impacts our lives on YouTube, you'll be watching a concept that makes so much sense the moment you hear it, but probably haven't thought about before.
Matt states that while there are massive dams and aqueducts that power our cities, there's an untapped potential waiting beneath us. "Gallons of high-pressure water flowing through our water pipe infrastructure every day; wasted energy dissipating through pressure-reducing valves and canal drops", he writes in the description box.
We could potentially recover some of that energy to power our cities: just imagine generating energy every time you flush the toilet! If you're curious to learn more, make sure you watch the video embedded above.