Grey water is water typically collected from baths, sinks, hand basins and washing machine. It does not include water from the toilet.
Water from diswashers is also technically greywater, however the high concentration of food wastes and chemicals mean that it is less suitable for reuse.
Benefits of using greywater
- Decreases your water bills
- Reduces the amount of dischrge to oceans or rivers
- irrigates your garden during dry periods
- Can be used to keep gardens alive when restrictions prevent the use of drinking water.