Water Harvesting

Graywater Use at Your Home or Business

Graywater is untreated household or building wastewater that has not come in contact with toilet or kitchen sink waste. Essentially, graywater is soapy water from washing machines, bathroom sinks, bathtubs, or showers. Information on how you can safely reuse graywater for irrigation around your home or business has been provided. Please note that under certain conditions, a building permit may be required.

Call the City of Paso Robles Building Division at 805-237-3850 to inquire.

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Rain Barrel Installation

Rain barrels collect and store rain water from your roof top to use later for watering your garden or lawn. Rain barrels can save you money and help keep your garden green during the summer when water is in short supply. View information about rain barrel installation (PDF).