Graywater system

Graywater system

Graywater can be recycled for irrigation, toilets, and exterior washing, and such recycling conserves water. Incorporating plumbing systems that separate graywater from blackwater can result in water cost savings.
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The cost of installing a graywater system into a new home ranges from $500 to $2,500, according to an article from HGTV.
Their "EcoFlush" Swedish urine-diverting toilet features a urine drain in the front of the bowl, through which urine and flush water drain to a graywater system that irrigates their landscape.
Under his leadership, Florence Lofts, a mixed-use development in Sebastopol, CA, became the first large-scale graywater system in Sonoma County.
It has a $120,000 solar panel roof system, bamboo floors and a graywater system for keeping the grass green.
It features a 35kW photovoltaic solar system on the roof that is designed to handle electrical needs and a commercial scale graywater system to divert sink and shower water to irrigation purposes.
A graywater system collects water from shower drains, bathtubs and the laundry, then filters and pumps it through a dedicated supply line to toilet tanks for flushing, reducing average household water consumption by one third.
She has a smaller home in beachside Malibu that has a graywater system, runs on solar power and has radiant floor heat, as well as a giant nursery with every kind of fruit tree imaginable (from persimmon to avocado to grapefruit), a moss deck and giant cactuses that grow out of their pots into the ground.
This is the first graywater system on campus, and in the near future I hope to also use the groundwater from Sewall Hall to irrigate the quad from Fondren [Library] to the Alice Pratt Brown music building," Miggins said.
Among the dozens of energy-efficient and "green" design elements built into the renovated house is a geothermal heating and cooling system consisting of a field of 232 bore holes 450 feet deep, and a three-acre constructed wetland and graywater system that will reduce the sisters' water consumption by 40 percent.
A graywater system collects and filters water drained from the home's bathtubs, showers, and sinks.
I built a graywater system that collects the water from the washing machine and kitchen sink in a sump basin in the basement (a sump basin is basically a plastic 55-gallon drum with a moveable lid).