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Greywater is defined as being the used water from your bathtubs, showers, lavatories, and laundry machines.
Greywater systems help you get as much use out of your water as possible.
Brac Systems is a Canadian company that provides greywater systems worldwide.
Recently, LoveToKnow was able to discuss the importance of greywater systems with Blair Gautschi from Brac Systems.
Greywater accounts for over 30 percent of your indoor water use and is a great way to reduce not only your potable water consumption, but also the water heading to the sewer system.Advertisement
Is greywater safe to use on plants and gardens?
Our systems disinfect the incoming greywater with chlorine and are capable of dialing in the free chlorine levels to as little or as much as needed.
However, any books that I have read regarding the use of greywater for gardens, etc., do not recommend that the greywater be sprayed directly on the plants but rather through a sub-surface type irrigation system.
After our system puts the greywater through the filtration and disinfection processes, it can safely be used for flushing toilets and for irrigation systems.
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What type of regulations should be considered before installing a greywater system?
Our systems have been certified by IAPMO to be compliant with the greywater Standards IGC-207b and CSA B-128.1, as well as being compliant with the International Plumbing Code.
Because there are no uniform codes governing greywater recycling, it is always best to contact your local city officials to see if greywater recycling is accepted in their jurisdiction.
Are greywater systems difficult to maintain?
Do our cleaning products affect the safety of greywater?Advertisement
When using the greywater for irrigation purposes it is always recommended to be aware of what you are draining down the sink and what cleaning products are being used.
Also known as greywater, gray water consists of all wastewater other than toilet and kitchen sink and food wastes from garbage disposals.