gray water


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gray water

Wastewater that has been used in kitchens, laundries, sinks, showers, and tubs, but not toilets.
See also: water
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Before you release gray water, ask your environmental officer or NCO about your unit's gray water policy.
Gray water does not include kitchen water, which is often grease-laden, nor does it include toilet or garbage wastes, or wastewater contaminated by soiled diapers.
My experience with gray water started when I was 12 years old.
2006, "Assessing the Potential of a Constructed Wetland in Gray water Treatment," M.
Gray water can be collected, treated and used for irrigation, cleaning, fire fighting top up, or for toilet flushing, according to the study.
But there's another, often overlooked, way: using gray water.
EPA) determine whether the existing state of Alaska discharge standards for sewage and gray water from cruise ships operating in Alaskan waters are adequate or if more stringent standards are needed.
Gray water is much less expensive to produce than "reclaimed water.
You may also want to consider larger conservation-specific changes, like installing a gray water system or purchasing a composting toilet.
We're also doing much more with gray water, and are planning on using waterless urinals once approved by the appropriate New York City authorities.
I sipped an Arnold Palmer and looked at how it all came together: blue sky, white clouds, brown trees, green grass, gray water, and the wind letting you smell it all.
Highlights of the renovation project include a gray water system that uses constructed wetlands to treat used water from sinks and showers.