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Gray Water: What Is It, and Can It Be Discharged?

June 10, 2020

Just because you’re not sending sewage down your sinks, showers and laundry machines (we hope) doesn’t mean that it can skip your septic system. Gray water, which is the term for wastewater from sinks (as long as they’re not used for food preparation or hazardous materials), tubs and washing machines, might be suitable for discharge over your lawn, but you need to check with your local health department before doing so. In Michigan, gray water discharge is regulated by each of the 46 local health departments. Generally, gray water can be discharged in Bay City, MI as long as you... View Article

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