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Video: DIY greywater treatment system

This greywater system makes use of hidden water tanks and effectively treats the grey water as well as makes for an attractive garden feature. Remember that gray water should never be stored in tanks longer than 24 hours before treatment (potentially dangerous bacteria could begin to multiply – not dangerous at low concentrations but possibly […]

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Top 3 DIY greywater system mistakes

Read this article before embarking on a DIY greywater system and before buying water tanks or water drums and avoid this common pitfalls. Mistake #1: Storing greywater Greywater becomes septic after a couple of warm days and that creates anaerobic slime, which eventually clogs up any kind of filter, even a sand filter, and then […]

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Video: Eco-Friendly Wastewater Treatment System

This video shows how domestic waste water can be effectively treated via series of underground tanks. Rainwater harvesting tanks complete the off-grid homestead. Whether you require vertical tanks, low profile tanks, septic tanks, chemical tanks and more, JoJo Tanks is sure to have the right product for your needs – click on the links below […]

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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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Pros & Cons of Recycling Greywater at Home

This article is written from an Australian perspective but the grey water facts are relevant to many countries. Remember never to store grey water in tanks for longer than 24 hours as potentially harmful bacteria and other microorganisms could begin to multiply in the water tanks. Greywater should preferably be used instantaneously if you want […]

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Why Reuse Greywater?

Some great reasons to reuse greywater; remember never to store grey water in water tanks for more than 24 hours and use phosphate free laundry detergents. If greywater is stored in a water tank or drum for more than 24 hours, there is the risk that potentially harmful microorganisms could multiply. If using laundry greywater […]

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Greywater FAQs

As this article suggests, at the moment, the best and easiest greywater systems involve a water tank where greywater is stored for a short period then pumped out to irrigate the garden. Greywater should never be stored in water tanks for more than 24 hours and should preferably be pumped from the water tank or […]

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Video: Simple laundry greywater irrigation system

Here’s a simple grey water system that diverts laundry water to a small water tank which is then immediately pumped out along a pipe to irrigate the garden. Be sure to check your local municipal laws before installing a similar system (no restrictions in South Africa). With grey water, when designing a system, always remember […]

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Benefits of Greywater Recycling

Greywater recycling has numerous benefits as the article below outlines. Always remember that grey water should never be stored in water tanks for more than 24 hours. If stored longer, bacteria & microorganisms that may be harmless in low concentrations, can become a potential threat at higher concentrations. Population growth means lowering water supplies, making […]

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