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TITLE 30ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
PART 1TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
CHAPTER 344LANDSCAPE IRRIGATION
SUBCHAPTER FSTANDARDS FOR DESIGNING, INSTALLING, AND MAINTAINING LANDSCAPE IRRIGATION SYSTEMS
RULE §344.65Reclaimed Water

Reclaimed water may be utilized in landscape irrigation systems if:

  (1) there is no direct contact with edible crops, unless the crop is pasteurized before consumption;

  (2) the irrigation system does not spray water across property lines that do not belong to the irrigation system's owner;

  (3) the irrigation system is installed using purple components;

  (4) the domestic potable water line is connected using an air gap or a reduced pressure principle backflow prevention device, in accordance with §290.47(i) of this title (relating to Appendices);

  (5) a minimum of an eight inch by eight inch sign, in English and Spanish, is prominently posted on/in the area that is being irrigated, that reads, "RECLAIMED WATER - DO NOT DRINK" and "AGUA DE RECUPERACIÓN - NO BEBER"; and

  (6) backflow prevention on the reclaimed water supply line shall be in accordance with the regulations of the water purveyor.


Source Note: The provisions of this §344.65 adopted to be effective January 1, 2009, 33 TexReg 5713

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