What is recycled water used for?

This water can be used for a wide variety of non-potable uses such as:

  • Landscape irrigation
  • Toilet flushing and cooling towers in commercial buildings
  • Industrial processes such as carpet dyeing, concrete production and composting

However, this water is not approved for drinking. Every gallon of recycled water used for these purposes saves a gallon of drinking water.

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1. What is recycled water?
2. What is recycled water used for?
3. Is recycled water regulated?
4. Is recycled water safe to drink?
5. Is recycled water safe for children playing in parks?
6. How will I know if a site is being watered with recycled water?