Feasibilty study on grey water reuse

JiaQian Jiang, Q. L. He, B. Acheampong, T. Balazs, T. Bancroft

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Greywater is successfully reused for purposes of toilet flushing and irrigation. The awareness of greywater recycling varies across the world, with a noticeable intensity and understanding of the subject in areas encountering sustained pressures on the water supply. The reuse of treated greywater helps to ease the increasing burdens on global water supplies. Legislation in relation to greywater enables governments to regulate the effluent quality as well as protecting the public from the health risks associated with greywater. Many countries are beginning to realise the immediate demands on water supplies, and are slowly developing guidelines for the reuse of greywater amongst alternative water saving methods.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2nd European Water and Wastewater Management Conference
Place of PublicationWakefield
PublisherAqua Enviro Technology Transfer
ISBN (Print)978-1-903952-32-2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2008


  • sustainability
  • greywater reuse
  • climate change


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