Are reclaimed water and potable water systems interconnected?

Never! To avoid contamination of potable water, Texas law strictly prohibits interconnection between reclaimed water and potable water systems relating to general requirements for the production, conveyance, and use of reclaimed water. All exposed reclaimed water piping, hose bibs, and faucets are required to be painted purple, have clearly marked signs in English and Spanish, and where possible have horizontal separation of at least nine feet from any potable water piping.

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1. How can I tell if I have leaks in my home plumbing system?
2. How concerned should I be about a leaky toilet?
3. Which uses more water, a bath or a shower?
4. What indoor home activity uses the most water?
5. How can I conserve water with my swimming pool?
6. What is drip irrigation?
7. How is water recycled / reclaimed?
8. Is recycled / reclaimed water safe?
9. Are reclaimed water and potable water systems interconnected?
10. What can consumers do?
11. Is it safe for children to play on grass irrigated by recycled water?