Requiring new homes to reuse water (Residential Gray Water Stub-out Building Code), 2013
CHULA VISTA, CA
HOW IT CAN BENEFIT YOU
California single-families use 53% of water on landscapes. You can save money by reusing water (gray water) from your washing machine, shower, and sink for your garden or lawn.
WHY IT'S A LEADING PROGRAM
It reduces California's drought by requiring homes built after June 2013 to be pre-plumbed with a gray water system.
To reduce water waste.
WHO CAN TAKE ACTION
Home developers, landscapers and architects, as well as homeowners.
Cory Downs, LEED-Green Associate, Conservation Specialist, City of Chula Vista, Conservation Section, 619-476-2442, CDowns@chulavistaca.gov
September 19, 2015