The NEMA3R enclosure comes with 110V grounded plug. A non-dedicated GFCI outlet will suffice. Energy use is less than 3 amps. Except for the class II power supply, all components operate on 24 volts.
Yes, the system can be buried to any depth with surface spacing rings available that allow the purple access top to be mounted flush at ground level. Email GGI to inquire about cost and availability for a reservoir spacer rings at www.thegreenergygroup.com
All GGI systems comply with all earthquake and construction standards.
Yes, even after treatment precaution should be taken to prevent animals from drinking the water.
Yes, precaution should be taken when servicing the GGI catch basin system. Always wear rubber gloves and protective clothing when opening the lids to the system for servicing.
A polyethylene based outer shell will prevent pets, wildlife and children from accidentally accessing the system and tampering with the unit.
Potentially, yes. Avoid bleach, and cleaners and soaps with borax. If you must, use plenty of water to dilute their concentrations. Liquid detergents are generally better for greywater recycling.
As long as these types of cleaning agents are used within their recommended dosages for cleaning or disinfection, they are safe to use in our system.
No. Water is not stored in the catch basin. It is filtered and delivered immediately to storage or to your landscape irrigation system.
Our system can operate without any storage, depending upon your landscape irrigation system. Our reservoirs are scalable and interlocking, in multiples of 54 gallons. Ask your distributor for a quote.
A discharge port opening located on the reservoir housing transfers surplus greywater to the sewer system.
Check with local codes. Our system is approved for all subsurface irrigation systems. For most of California, additional certification is necessary for spray irrigation and toilet use.
Most contaminates contained within the filters are considered non-hazardous and can simply be disposed of with other household garbage.
It may be possible to extend the life of the prefilters by disassembling the cartridges and rinsing the elements. For longer filter life, use hair snares, lint traps, and environmentally safe soaps.
Yes, during installation precautions should be taken concerning other pipelines such as municipal water, sewer, electrical and gas lines installed within the same location area.
Yes, in most cases a permit will be required.
Yes, depending on the construction of your home. Please consult with one of our certified plumbers to verify if your house is eligible to be retrofitted for our greywater system.