Greywater recycling applications

Possible greywater recycling applications

After knowing about greywater and what constitutes domestic greywater, let us look at possible greywater sources and potential end uses of the treated greywater.

Greywater sources Potential end use after treatment
  • Wash basins
  • Bathrooms
  • Washing machines
  • Kitchen sinks
  • Dishwashers
  • Toilet flushing
  • Watering lawn and plants
  • Car washing
  • Fire fighting
  • Building construction

Where greywater cannot be used:

  • Consumed by humans or animals
  • Used for bathing or showering
  • Used to top-up swimming pools or spas
  • Used for food preparation or washing dishes or kitchen appliances
  • Used for irrigating in a way that will contact edible parts of herbs, fruit, or vegetables

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