Gray Water Reuse in Florida 1

Christopher Martinez
Reusing gray water from showers, bath tubs, clothes washing, and some sinks for flushing toilets and urinals and irrigating non-edible portions of the landscape is a way to reduce the need for new sources of fresh water and reduce reliance on groundwater resources. The purpose of this document is to provide an overview of the recycling of gray water, the ways that gray water can potentially be used, and the regulations and guidelines for gray water reuse in Florida. This document will conclude
more » ... ith a discussion of some of the potential barriers to gray water reuse in Florida and elsewhere.