How can reclaimed water be used?

The level of treatment of reclaimed water makes it acceptable for the following uses: 

  • Irrigation of public and private landscapes and turf 
  • Dust control for construction 
  • Soil compaction for construction 
  • Non-potable processes such as concrete production and cooling water 
  • Industrial and commercial toilet flush and fire prevention systems where there are separate, non-potable plumbing lines 
  • Decorative ponds and fountains 
  • Street sweeping (not street cleaning) 
  • Vehicle washing 
  • Sewer cleaning (not washing) 
  • Firefighting (users must meet Public Water Supply requirements) 
  • Make-up water for brine slurry (applied to roads to prevent freezing) 
  • Make-up water for preparation of pesticide solutions

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1. What is reclaimed water?
2. What is the benefit of using reclaimed water?
3. How is reclaimed water processed?
4. Is reclaimed water safe?
5. How can reclaimed water be used?
6. Are there any uses of reclaimed water that are not allowed?
7. How can I get reclaimed water?
8. What is the cost for reclaimed water?