Can I use grey water to water plants at my home?

Once water enters the drain of a plumbing fixture, it must be connected to an approved wastewater system. It is illegal to disconnect drains to use the water for irrigation or other purposes.

It is considered by some to be acceptable to capture bathwater or dish washing water in a pail to use for plant watering. If this is done, the water must be used immediately and should not sit around for a long period of time before use.

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1. What is grey water?
2. Can I use grey water to water plants at my home?
3. How often do I need to pump out my septic tank?
4. When should I have my septic system inspected?
5. How long should a septic system last?
6. What do I need to do to maintain my septic system?
7. What permits are needed in order to build a house?
8. What if I have an existing house that I want to replace or add on to?
9. How long is my permit good for?
10. What is a conventional septic system?
11. What is a perc Test?
12. What size does a septic system need to be?
13. Why do septic systems fail?
14. What is a repair area?
15. What kind of trees can I plant near the septic system?
16. How can I find out where my septic system is?