06 Oct '11, 4pm

Recycle your water with these tips

Recycle your water with these tips

At present, the most you can do with treated greywater indoors is use it to fill your toilet tank. There are advanced treatment systems that make greywater potable (drinkable), but reusing greywater for anything but toilets is prohibited in the United States. Treated greywater is first filtered to remove debris, then it's treated with a chemical disinfectant before passing through UV light for additional purification. Systems range from sink-to-toilet units that fit in a bathroom vanity to whole-house appliances that go in a utility closet or basement. Treatment systems have their own dedicated plumbing lines, including vents, and distribute treated water to toilets and landscape systems via electric pumps.

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