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gray water

Wastewater that has been used in kitchens, laundries, sinks, showers, and tubs, but not toilets.
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"Grey water was found intermittently discharging into the burn from a Sustainable Urban Drainage (SUDS) pond serving part of Balmacassie Commercial Park, and samples were taken at various points along the watercourse.
To minimise bacterial growth, save grey water for no more than 24 hours and apply it by watering can; grease and fibres can clog irrigation systems.
Our activities are underpinned by world-class facilities, including a pilot-plant hall at the University's own sewage treatment works, state-of-the-art soil and water laboratories, a grey water treatment pilot area, a managed borehole drilling site and soil and irrigation testing facilities.
Our new indoor aquatic luxury meant we had to plan how to dispose of this "gently used water" by building a simple grey water system.
This grey water offers an immense opportunity to reduce the municipal water supply for cooling towers in shopping malls, factories and hospitals, for example.
Justice (retd) Amir Hani Muslim, the commission's chairperson, said he visited Fateh Park on the request of Central District Municipal Corporation (DMC) Chairperson Rehan Hashmi on January 12 to see how grey water is being used under a 'green initiative' scheme by a local society.
Wash and water Collect grey water from your sink and bath in a water butt.
Due to rapid industrialization and development, there is an increased opportunity for Grey water reuse in developing countries.
It is estimated that there are over eight million grey water systems in the US alone and there has not been one documented case of grey water transmitted illness.
In a statement issued yesterday, Alfardan Properties said Al Gassar Resort was recognised for the implementation of several building conserving initiatives, including a district cooling plant and motion detector sensors in public areas, but most notably for its grey water treatment plant - a landmark initiative from Alfardan Properties designed to conserve water consumption, a topic regularly discussed on a national scale for its importance to Qatar's future.
It will feature wood harvested from trees on site, a solar photovoltaic system, operable window and roof vents, low-flow toilets, LED lighting and motion detection capabilities, rain water collection and a grey water system--that is, water from sinks will be collected and used to flush toilets