Chemical and microbial characterization of household graywater.

  title={Chemical and microbial characterization of household graywater.},
  author={L M Casanova and Charles P Gerba and Martin M. Karpiscak},
  journal={Journal of environmental science and health. Part A, Toxic/hazardous substances & environmental engineering},
  volume={36 4},
In arid areas, the search for efficient methods to conserve water is of paramount importance. One of the methods of water conservation available today is graywater recycling--the reuse of water from the sinks, showers, washing machine, and dishwasher in a home. The purpose of this project was to characterize the chemical and microbial quality of graywater from a single-family home with two adults. Water samples from a graywater holding tank were analyzed over a seven-month period for total… CONTINUE READING


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