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Can Gray Water Filtration Systems Save Football? Municipal water supplies across the country are threatened by dropping aquafer levels, overdevelopment in dry zones, aging infrastructure and many more issues. Even in areas with abundant rainfall and large natural water supplies, municipalities are realizing that the current rate of growth in water usage is unsustainable in the future. What does that mean for football? Without a plentiful fresh water supply, landscaping cannot be maintained and the demand from thousands of fans for flushing toilets could exceed available supplies at some point in the future. Someday, football games could be cancelled for lack of fresh water! The challenge is to find ways to reduce the demand on municipal supplies now while there is still time for local resources to recharge. Municipalities are raising water rates, (doubling them in some communities!), insisting on the use of high-efficient fixtures and waterefficient landscaping, and supporting a new industry known as “Water Harvesting”. That includes rainwater harvesting, condensate harvesting and even reusing water onsite in a process known as gray water harvesting. A graywater filtration system captures “gently used” water from showers, sinks and other light processes and then cleans it up to make it useful in replacing drinking water in non-potable uses like toilet flushing and irrigation – ideal for a football stadium. A football stadium committed to gray water reuse with a graywater filtration system can save hundreds of thousands - or millions of gallons - of drinking water every year, and that might just save the day! Apart from adopting water use reduction strategies and other measures, stadiums are also tracking the consumption of water game-by-game and month-by-month to know how much water they are currently using and to learn how much it is costing to them. These stats are being recorded, options are being considered, and water reduction strategies are being put into place. Strategies to Save the Game: •

Graywater harvesting systems, supported by graywater filtration systems, are being installed at football stadiums across the world. The treated graywater is used to flush toilets, water turf, pressure wash stands and supply evaporative cooling systems. In areas with abundant rainfall, rainwater is collected from roofs and stored underground in large cisterns. Commercial rainwater harvesting systems draw from the cisterns and treat the water to a level safe for reuse in watering turf or flushing toilet fixtures.

Apart from adopting a graywater filtration system, the traditional toilets at the stadiums are being replaced with high-efficiency toilets that are using lesser water per flush.

Restroom fixtures, as well as sensor-controlled faucets, are helping these stadiums to reduce the consumption of extra water.

The graywater filtration system has been a breakthrough in the method of water conservation in the stadiums all across the world.

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Can Gray Water Filtration Systems Save Football?  

Municipal water supplies across the country are threatened by dropping aquafer levels, overdevelopment in dry zones, aging infrastructure an...

Can Gray Water Filtration Systems Save Football?  

Municipal water supplies across the country are threatened by dropping aquafer levels, overdevelopment in dry zones, aging infrastructure an...

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