Sand Filtered Graywater for Lawn

Subject: GW through sand filter to lawn
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2000
From: Art Ludwig <Oasis Design>
To: David Stevens <dsteven1©bellsouth.net>

David Stevens wrote:
> You talk about watering lawns with greywater using a backwashing sand
> filter.
> Would a swimming pool filter (size I'm not sure about, it holds about
> 400 lbs. of sand)
> be sufficient to do the job?
> Thank you

I've heard one account of doing this successfully. There is a strong
caution about attempting this sort of system as a DIY job in Create an Oasis with Grey Water (book).
Art

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