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Friday, April 18, 2014

Recycling Greywater As California Drought Persists

Southern Californians crowd in for a lesson on laundry-to-landscape gray water systems at the LA Eco-Village. (Molly Peterson/KPCC)

Southern Californians crowd in for a lesson on laundry-to-landscape greywater systems at the LA Eco-Village. (Molly Peterson/KPCC)

As the California drought continues, residents are being back to cut back their use of water by 20 percent. One way to do that is to use greywater — recycled water from showers, sinks, and washing machines.

But even though the state allows homeowners to install their own recycled water capture systems, there are some obstacles to the process.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Molly Peterson of Southern California Public Radio reports.

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