The business reuses waste water as far as this is appropriate to the size and nature of the business

What does this mean?

  • This includes water recycling systems, treatment or reuse of grey water and treatment or reuse of black water.
  • The business needs to ensure that all sources of waste water have been identified and that the reuse of grey and/or black water has no adverse effects on the local community or environment.

PLEASE NOTE: the treatment and reuse of black water is only applicable for businesses that operate their own licenced water treatment plants.

What do I do?

For definitions of grey and black water:

The following websites contain useful information on water recycling systems and reuse/treatment of grey water: