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By utilising Grey Water (graywater) for garden irrigation, we can effortlessly do our bit and save enormous amounts of potable water. Until recently, very few households have used grey water for irrigation purposes and those households that do, currently make use of primitive systems. These grey water systems may be simple and cheap yet are ineffective and raise both health and environmental concerns:

1.There is often no return to sewer mechanism in case of any blockage in the irrigation process or high chemical cleaner use.

2. Hair, food solids, fats and grease is transferred directly to the garden.

3. Baths and showers back-up and do not drain effectively making flooding with grey water a real possibility in the home.

4. Home built systems rely almost exclusively on gravity and as such have limited irrigation coverage.

5. Grey water may form pools in areas that could lead to water stagnating causing obnoxious odours, the proliferation of bacteria, the breeding of mosquitoes and the growth of dangerous pathogens.

6. Homeowners utilise storage tanks which are not only unsightly but a serious health concern if used incorrectly
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Grey water is able to greatly extend the useful life and capacity of your septic systems. For municipal treatment systems decreased wastewater flow translates into higher treatment effectiveness and lower costs.