27 Jun '12, 5pm

Impacts of Greywater Irrigation - Water Conservation

Impacts of Greywater Irrigation - Water Conservation

Credit: Joe A. Mendoza The Urban Water Center in Colorado State University’s College of Engineering recently completed a three-year study on greywater irrigation. Pictured are (from left) professor Sybil Sharvelle, former graduate research assistant Adam Jokerst, and professor Larry Roesner. Enlarge Close Greywater—nonpotable water from showers, handwash sinks, and laundry—has become a water-efficiency buzzword in recent years, especially for its potential in outdoor irrigation. However, little research has been done on the long-term health impacts of greywater reuse, and as a result, it is only legal in about 20 states in the United States. That is what prompted researchers at Colorado State University to undergo a three-year study that investigated the effects of using household greywater for residential landscape irrigation. Funded by the Water Environment Research Foun...

Full article: http://www.ecohomemagazine.com/water-conservation/impacts...

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