Reclaimed water meeting the requirements of Part III of Chapter 62-610, F.A.C., can be safely used for irrigation of residential lawns, golf courses, schools, parks, athletic fields, edible crops, and other landscape areas. Other uses of reclaimed water meeting Part III requirements include dust control at construction sites, car washing, commercial laundries, aesthetic uses (i.e., decorative ponds, fountains, and water features), toilet flushing, and fire protection.
The three key components to a Part III reuse system are:
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