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Smart toilet system that uses shower water for flushing

The Grey Water Toilet System by Alison Norcott is a smart toilet system minimizes water wastage by allowing shower water to be utilized for flushing. When you shower drain water is collected and pumped into an in-wall tank, and when needed the toilet uses the in-wall tank of used shower water to clean the toilet. To avoid bacteria growth, the tank is discharged on a cyclic basis so that water isn’t stored for over twenty four hours. As an added safety precaution, the water is treated minimally via low powered ultrasonic irradiation. – Via + Source

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  3. [...] Shower water is more plentiful (and greyer) than sink water. Alison Norcott, an Australian student, designed a system that stores shower drainage in the wall before it flows into the flush. To avoid bacterial growth, the tank is discharged every day. The system is competing for the 2009 James Dyson Award. [via Freshome] [...]