Water Recycling Required in San Francisco Large Buildings
The vote happens as California enters its fourth year of record drought.
Other cities are trying similar water reuse strategies to conserve water, reports KQED. Palo Alto requires new homes and commercial buildings to have laundry-to-landscape systems and San Jose plans to pass a similar law this year.
Late last month the California Water Resources Board approved revisions to Los Angeles County’s stormwater discharge permit, which includes a plan to capture and reuse stormwater runoff that could serve a model for the rest of the state.
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