Virginia facility planned with graywater recycling system

January 17, 2017

To meet the goal for a 25 percent campus-wide potable-water-use reduction the University of Virginia Health System will collect and filter storm water and condensate from the air handling unit, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website. This water will be pumped to the adjacent campus chiller plant, offsetting more potable water than is used by occupants in the hospital extension, making the project net zero for water use.

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