Question

I'm remodeling my house and I want to know how I can reuse greywater to reduce water consumption.

Asked by ghada
Albany, NY

What are the main steps to reuse greywater, and how can I apply these steps in my home?

Answer

I recently saw a very interesting product addressing graywater use with a convincing concept for simple remodels: 

Sloan has started offering a micro system which uses the water from the bathroom sink to flush the toilet. The water gets filtered and stored in a 5.5 gallon tank in the sink cabinet. A small pump fills the toilet tank as required. This is an easy retrofit application for existing homes.

For more information:

Read Christian Kienapfel's Q&A article "I want to recycle my wastewater and harvest my rainwater. Can you help?" for more water conservation advice.

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