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Resources for Engineers and Developers

For zero discharge systems, the smallest footprint is for drip irrigation systems. These systems use small diameter drip tubing, with pressure-compensating emitters. Financially, development can come to market more quickly, as the likelihood of a “contested case hearing” is greatly reduced, as the permit application is generally not contested by downstream groups. This can lead to over a year’s reduction in time, reducing interest carry costs, and changes in market conditions.

Below are some resources for engineers and developers in the design of zero-discharge systems.

TAC Chapter 210, Use of Reclaimed Water$ext.ViewTAC?tac_view=4&ti=30&pt=1&ch=210

Subsurface Area Drip Disposal Systems$ext.ViewTAC?tac_view=4&ti=30&pt=1&ch=222

Onsite Sewage Facilities$ext.ViewTAC?tac_view=4&ti=30&pt=1&ch=285

Design Guide for Drip Irrigation

Wastewater Reuse and Drip Dispersal Design Guide

Specific engineering questions can be addressed to:

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