Rainwater Harvesting and Greywater Recycling Manual



In conjunction with the BPEC Rainwater Harvesting and Greywater Recycling course, this manual is designed to meet the requirements of the National Occupational Standards and is recognised as a demonstration of competence for the Microgeneration Certification Scheme MCS, to provide the experienced operative with all the knowledge of the design, legal and safety issues required to correctly and safely install, maintain and service common rainwater harvesting and greywater recycling systems.

This manual includes:

1.1 Rainwater harvesting and greywater recycling – in context
1.2 Rainwater harvesting and greywater recycling – legislation
1.3 Rainwater harvesting and greywater recycling – health and safety

2.1 Rainwater harvesting – system types and components
2.2 Rainwater harvesting – calculations
2.3 Rainwater harvesting – water quality
2.4 Rainwater harvesting – installation and commissioning
2.5 Rainwater harvesting – maintenance and fault finding

3.1 Greywater recycling – system types and components
3.2 Greywater recycling – water quality
3.3 Greywater recycling – installation and commissioning
3.4 Greywater recycling – maintenance and fault finding

Appendix 1 – Weir overflow details for Type AB air gap
Appendix 2 – Water quality guideline values for rainwater harvesting and greywater reuse systems
Appendix 3 – Checklists


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