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Class A Recycled Water

Class A is the highest quality of recycled water. It's supplied to residential customers for toilet flushing, garden watering, car washing and other outdoor uses.

Class A recycled water is also available for commercial and industrial uses, fire fighting and public open space irrigation. 

Western Water produces Class A recycled water from the Melton Recycled Water Plant.

At home

Class A recycled water is supplied to homes in Eynesbury and Toolern from the Melton Recycled Water Plant.

Homes supplied with Class A recycled water have dual water supply pipes; one for drinking and a purple pipe for Class A recycled water. Class A recycled water is not subject to Permanent Water Saving Rules or water restrictions.

Class A recycled water can be used for:

  • flushing toilets
  • watering the garden, including vegetables
  • washing cars, outdoor furniture and external house cleaning
  • fire fighting
  • ornamental ponds and water features
  • clothes washing.

Class A recycled water cannot be used for:

  • drinking
  • cooking or other kitchen purposes
  • bathing and showering
  • swimming pools and spas
  • evaporative coolers
  • children's water toys.

If you have Class A recycled water at your home, you must complete an annual cross connection check.

Commercial, industrial and public spaces

Class A recycled water from the Melton Recycled Water Plant is available for commercial and industrial use, fire fighting and public open space irrigation. 

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