A. The Department shall develop by January 1, 1999, guidelines regarding the use of gray water and rainwater. The guidelines shall describe the conditions under which gray water and rainwater may appropriately be used and for what purposes. The guidelines shall include categories of used water, such as types of used household water and used water from businesses, which are appropriate for reuse. The guidelines shall include a definition of gray water that does not include used toilet water.
B. The Department, in conjunction with the Department of Environmental Quality, shall promote the use of rainwater and reuse of gray water as means to reduce fresh water consumption, ease demands on public treatment works and water supply systems, and promote conservation.
1998, c. 155.