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Old 03-25-2013, 09:40 AM
 
Location: Went around the corner & now I'm lost!!!!
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You are not charged if you have a septic system it is owned by the home owner, so no savings.

I don't see folks disconnecting from the municipality sewer system for irrigation or to save the cost of treatment.

But the OP has no planes to treat or to compost his fecal matter.
He just wants to pump it right out of his tank.
The drugs they take do not decompose easily or at all.

I stand by my advice to the op.

For careful consideration...
It is unwise and a health risk to use the black water with out some sort of treatment first.
WOW, you totally missed the point.
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Old 03-25-2013, 09:47 AM
 
Location: Northern MN
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No, no I didn't, you can put your hat back on now...
I hit on all the points from your post I wanted to.
Your post has some BAD info.
I guess you missed my point.



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WOW, you totally missed the point.
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:13 AM
 
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The OP re-defined 'greywater' to suit himself. The State of Washington site the OP cited says "Greywater is wastewater from bathtubs, showers, bathroom sinks, washing machines, dishwashers, and kitchen sinks - any source other than toilets and urinals." It goes on to describe the approval process for installing greywater system. The amount of greywater released to the soil is limited, and unused greywater must comply with the following: "Diversion valves that redirect greywater to the permanent sewage treatment system are required on all greywater irrigation systems."

Using your untreated poo to fertilize your garden is a bad idea. Using treated poo (biosolids) as fertilizer is a good idea - for example Milorganite is made from the poo of the good people of Milwaukee (and for those who like 'old timey' solutions, Milorganite has been sold since 1926).
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:51 AM
 
Location: Land of Free Johnson-Weld-2016
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The OP re-defined 'greywater' to suit himself. The State of Washington site the OP cited says "Greywater is wastewater from bathtubs, showers, bathroom sinks, washing machines, dishwashers, and kitchen sinks - any source other than toilets and urinals." It goes on to describe the approval process for installing greywater system. The amount of greywater released to the soil is limited, and unused greywater must comply with the following: "Diversion valves that redirect greywater to the permanent sewage treatment system are required on all greywater irrigation systems."

Using your untreated poo to fertilize your garden is a bad idea. Using treated poo (biosolids) as fertilizer is a good idea - for example Milorganite is made from the poo of the good people of Milwaukee (and for those who like 'old timey' solutions, Milorganite has been sold since 1926).
What? Milwaukee! LOL I have a big bag of Milorganite in my shed. And, yeah I did catch that about "grey" water, but I was too lazy to look it up.
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