As a result of climate change, over extraction of water resources and rapid population growth, water, or the lack there of, is quickly becoming an increasingly urgent issue in the UK. Through grey water recycling, we have the opportunity to make use of valuable waste water and combat this very real problem.
What Is Grey Water?
Grey water is the term for relatively clean, domestic or industrial waste water from baths, sinks, kitchen appliances, industrial process and more.We have a plentiful supply of grey water in the UK that could be used for everything from plant irrigations to flushing toilets and more.
What Is Grey Water Recycling?
Grey Water Recycling is the treatment of waste water for reuse. There are a variety of technologies to achieve recover water in this way, many are chemical free. After recycling treatment is complete, the water is available again as clean, odourless and germfree non-potable water.
What Are The Benefits Of Greywater Recycling?
Reusing grey water does not diminish quality of life, however it has a number of environmental benefits:
- Saving mains water charges
- Mains water savings independent of the weather
- Reduces waste water entering sewers
- Quicker financial returns compared to other renewable technologies
- Can be combined with rainwater harvesting
- Requires little space due to advancements in compact systems
- Easily adopted into any building
Grey Water Recycling From Veolia Water Technologies
For more information about grey water recycling solutions for your business, talk to Veolia Water Technologies today.
Working in partnership with Veolia, we can help you to establish a long-term project plan and better understand sustainable approaches to water management. Helping to ensure longer lasting water supplies and healthier water ecosystems, Veolia Water Technologies can help provide additional parameters for making an informed choice about effective water management.