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Greywater treatment & recycling – some info

Greywater recycling not only saves water but it reduces water bills too. Just remember never to store untreated greywater in a water tank or drum for more than 24 hours as potentially harmful bacteria could begin to multiply (a low levels they may be virtually harmless but can become dangerous at higher levels). What is […]

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Graywater Gardening Made Easy

Graywater (also known as gray water, greywater, grey water), is waste water from your laundry, showers and spa / bath. A family of 4 generates over 100 gallons per day, or 3,000 gallons per month of graywater. Why let this water go to waste when it can easily be used on your garden, instead of […]

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All you need to know about greywater

Greywater is an under-utilised resource that is wastefully flushed away. Greywater can be recycled or reused, not only helping to save water but helping the environment too. When combined with other water conservation systems such as rainwater tanks, a household can become virtually self-sufficient with regards to its water requirements. Remember the golden rule – […]

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Businesses: Three tips for recycling your grey water

Businesses can incur large water bills; water conservation systems such as rainwater harvesting tanks and grey water recycling can save money, save water and help the environment. Check out the 3 tips below. It makes sense to turn on a tap when you need it, but using water that is good enough to drink for […]

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Greywater recycling tips & information

The article below provides some good grey water recycling tips and information. If grey water is to be temporary stored in holding tanks or water tanks, remember that it must bot be stored for more than 24 hours as bacteria and other potentially harmful micro-organisms could begin to multiply. Greywater recycling is characterized as the […]

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Video: Grey Water – The Do’s and Don’ts

Watch this excellent video on grey water do’s and don’ts. Whether you collect and use your grey water from a simple bucket in a shower or have an automated system connected to a temporary water storage tank, the advice given in the video should always be followed. In South Africa, JoJo Tanks manufacture a wide […]

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Grey Water Recycling Safety Hints & Tips

Greywater can and should be recycled wherever possible. A golden rule for gray water recycling is never to store in for longer than 24 hours in a water tank or holding receptacle. The article below outlines some more safety tips. Grey water recycling is one of the new technologies catching on. It utilizes household waste water […]

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Domestic water recycling in Israel should be encouraged

While boasting high wastewater treatment, a thriving desalination industry, Israel lacks in decentralized systems. While Israel’s authorities allow almost no decentralized water systems, experts stressed that there would be a place for such structures – particularly greywater recycling mechanisms – in the country’s future, at a conference in the Negev last week.

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Australian man has not had a water bill in 11 years

Most of us don’t smile when we see a water bill, but Phillip Johnson is different. He has not had a water bill, as such, for 11 years  – he only receives a bill of $11.20 every three months for drain fees.

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