The soccer field outside Blue Hole Primary School in Wimberley is green — almost shockingly green, considering that drought, water restrictions and a hot summer have left most of the grass around it baked and brown.

But the school isn’t watering the field with drinking water. Instead, the 2-acre spread is irrigated with wastewater from the school’s bathrooms, which is treated on-site.

Read more from Liz Teitz with San Antonio Express-News here.