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Water wise washing

As the drought in California continues, residents are being encouraged to make every effort to reduce water consumption. In the past, greywater systems were not legal in California, however,  it is actually being encouraged now. Greywater systems are simple to set up and allow homeowners to reuse water that may otherwise go down the drain, or into your septic! In most households,greywater that is collected comes from the washing machine. An average washing machine uses 40-45 gallons of water per load (standard top load style washer) and HE machines use an average 14-25 gallons of water per load. Multiply that by how many loads of laundry you do in a week…..it adds up!
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California is thirsty….

It rained this weekend in California, on the first weekend of August! Yes, this is a big deal for us here in California, especially since we are experiencing severe drought conditions.
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