Rainwater Harvesting and Grey Water Recycling

Policy EM1 - Extensions and Alterations Policy; or

Policy EM2 – Erection of New Buildings

The re-use and recycling of grey water is encouraged throughout the Garden City to promote sustainable living.

Careful consideration is required around the placement and aesthetic appearance of grey water recycling/harvesting systems. The following principles should be addressed:

  • Design of the system should be complement the character of the hosting building.
  • Volume and area of the storage should not dominate the existing building
  • Water butts to be positioned out of sight of the street or suitably screened.

Page updated: 8/04/2019

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