Greywater System Examples

Greywater System Examples Laundry-to-landscape System: Exterior walled laundry roomA greywater irrigated landscape.Laundry-to-landscape System- Interior walled laundry roomGreywater going through floor to crawl spaceGreywater Systems in Freezing ClimatesEvergreen Lodge recycles nearly a million gallons of greywater a year. Kitchen Sink System- Branched Drain.3-way diverter valveLaundry DrumShower system with electronically controlled diverter valveActuator allows for electronic switchingBranched Drain […]

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Woodchip Biofilters

Woodchip Biofilters Kitchen Sink Woodchip Biofilters Greywater from the kitchen sink contains grease and food particles, which can cause clogging and slow infiltration into the soil. After years of sometimes foul-smelling experimentation, greywater pioneers have concluded that the best way to trap grease and food particles and create habitat for decomposers is with woodchips in […]

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Kitchen Sink System- Branched Drain

Kitchen Sink System- Branched Drain Goals: To replace freshwater irrigation with greywater irrigation. Site description: Easy to access crawlspace, yard sloping towards the front. At this site, the shower and washing machine greywater pipes were much harder to access than the kitchen sink. Fixtures and output One person using the sink, around 10 gallons per […]

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Laundry-to-landscape: Raised Beds

Laundry-to-landscape: Raised Beds Goals: To replace freshwater irrigation with greywater irrigation. Site description: This house is a duplex, both washing machines were used to irrigate the yard. Due to the small size of the site, the washing machine greywater alone irrigated the majority of the backyard plants. Only one raised bed was not irrigated with […]

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