Recycling system could save 2/3rds of a home's water

Recycling system could save 2/3rds of a home's water

This story with accompanying video from CNBC shows how new residential water recycling systems are helping combat the drought in California.

The system involves reclaiming a home's graywater to use in non-potable tasks such as lawn irrigation or flushing toilets. According to Emile Haddad, CEO of Five Point Communities, a California-base builder,

"I think what we're going to see is a much more surgical approach and we are going to put together a plan that deals with water hopefully once and forever and we're going to see in 20 years that we talk about drought as something we all can live through."

For the full story and video on the CNBC web site, click here.

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