Residential recycled water

For domestic users in some estates in the South Caboolture and Morayfield area, Class A+ recycled water is supplied via dual reticulation.

Dual reticulation is when a property has two sets of pipes: one for drinking water and one for recycled water. Recycled water pipes are coloured purple.

Class A+ can be used for garden irrigation, flushing toilets and washing down vehicles and equipment.

Comprehensive information on residential recycled water: Residential users - Class A+ recycled water fact sheet (PDF).

Further information on recycled water quality.

Approved uses

The table below lists approved uses for Class A+ recycled water. Please note that sensible and appropriate hygiene precautions must be employed when using Class A+ recycled water around the house.

Residential recycled water uses 

Using recycled water safely

Precautions for safe use apply when using class A+ recycled water. These precautions include:

  • Following the Dos and Don’ts listed in the table
  • Wash your hands with soap and drinking water before eating drinking or smoking.
  • If you have customers, friends or visitors over, let them know of the precautions when using recycled water (i.e. the items on this page).
  • Always ensure that recycled water fixtures (taps and pipes) are coloured purple and labelled with ‘recycled water’, ‘non-potable’ or ‘not for drinking’ signs.

Additional information on the safe and appropriate use of class A+ residential recycled water: Residential users - Class A+ recycled water fact sheet (PDF)

    Did You Know
  • Installing a water efficient 4 star rated showerhead will reduce the flow from 20 litres per minute to 9 litres per minute.