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Section 1302 Systems for Flushing Water Closets and Urinals

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1302.1 Collection Reservoir
The holding capacity of the reservoir shall be a minimum of twice the volume of water required to meet the daily flushing requirements of the fixtures supplied with gray water, but not less than 50 gallons (189 L). The reservoir shall be sized to limit the retention time of gray water to a maximum of 72 hours.
1302.2 Disinfection
Gray water shall be disinfected by an approved method that employs one or more disinfectants such as chlorine, iodine or ozone that are recommended for use with the pipes, fittings and equipment by the manufacturer of the pipes, fittings and equipment.
1302.3 Makeup Water
Potable water shall be supplied as a source of makeup water for the gray water system. The potable water supply shall be protected against backflow in accordance with Section 608. There shall be a full-open valve located on the makeup water supply line to the collection reservoir.
1302.4 Coloring
The gray water shall be dyed blue or green with a food grade vegetable dye before such water is supplied to the fixtures.
1302.5 Materials
Distribution piping shall conform to one of the standards listed in Table 605.4.
1302.6 Identification
Distribution piping and reservoirs shall be identified as containing nonpotable water. Piping identification shall be in accordance with Section 608.8.

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