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1 Josh Ellis, Program Director June 5, 2013

2 Overview Water supply Illinois plumbing code modernization process

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4 Shifting water demands 38% growth to 12.1mil in 2050 ~ 64% ~ 36% ~ 7%

5 Shifting water demands Population Demand Withdrawals Groundwater Quantity Groundwater Quality

6 Need for policy on water reuse Rain and graywater are free Potable drinking water, stormwater and wastewater are expensive

7 Water sources: Graywater Treatment: Calcium hypochlorite Water uses: Toilets Landscape irrigation (future) Oak Park, Ill. Doyle Family Home Total savings: 27% reduction in potable water use

8 Water sources: Rainwater Treatment: Calcium hypochlorite Water uses: Toilets Landscape irrigation Cooling towers Boilers Vehicle washing Northfield, Ill. Fields Volvo Dealership Total savings: 265,000 gallons/yr

9 Water sources: Rainwater AC condensate Boiler condensate Treatment: Calcium hypochlorite Water uses: Toilets Laundry Cooling towers Boilers Vehicle washing Chicago, Ill. Harold Washington Soc. Security Center Total savings: 3.2 million gallons/yr

10 © 2012 Water Harvesting Solutions, Inc. Illinois Environmental Council Ill. Plumbing Code & HB 4496

11 Department of Public Health April 26 – issued revisions, 45 day comment period Key revisions Fixture standards to match WaterSense Rainwater and effluent reuse guidelines Graywater indoor reuse guidelines Permissive definition of alternate water sources, but no substantial guidance on condensate, clear water waste

12 Timeline Illinois Register, April 26 edition Public comments due in June Second public comment period JCAR

13 Josh Ellis, Program Contact us:


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