How Do You Rig A Gray Water System?

How Do You Rig A Gray Water System?

Stephanie Kinnear
Aug 26, 2009

Q: How would I rig up a gray water system without violating codes? I want my house to still be in a sale-able condition should we need to sell it. And what does one need to avoid in cleaning products when gray water systems are in place?

Sent in by Ether

Editor: These are both pretty great gray water questions. From what we've heard, getting a permitted gray water system can be tough. Has anyone done it?

Also, as far as cleaning products ... 100% biodegradable all the way. Can anyone recommend any good gray water-appropriate detergent?

Here are a few related posts we've done on gray water:

Gray Water: A Do-It-Yourselfer Installs a Rerouting System
Blogging the East Bay Express: Kill Your Plumbing
DIY Green: Solar Panels and Gray Water
DIY and Permitless Gray Water

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