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Our Food Costs Water!

Did You Know??… On average, it takes about 3 000 litres of water per person to produce our daily food… TOP 5 FOODS THAT USE THE MOST WATER… 1. BEEF (15,000 litres per kilo) 2. PORK (6,000 litres per kilo) 3. CHEESE (5,300 litres per kilo) 4. EGGS (4,700 litres per kilo) 5. POULTRY (2,800 […]

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Standard Bank head office gets R2,3m solar hybrid water-heating system

Banking group Standard Bank has invested R2,3-million in a hybrid solar water heating and heat pump system at the company’s head office in Johannesburg, as it moves to increase energy efficiency and reduce its carbon footprint. The new R2,3-million system, installed by Kayema Energy Solutions, was expected to save nearly R1-million a year in energy […]

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Effects of Rainwater and Water pH on Plant Growth

Visit Ecovitality to read about eco-health and Sevenpointfive natural health supplements (good quality drinking water is one of Sevenpointfive’s core principles for acquiring and maintaining good health). Rainwater Rainwater is generally an excellent source of irrigation for plants. Plants are not only watered when it actually rains, but rainwater can be collected in buckets and […]

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Preparedness: Water Storage Tips

Some preparedness authorities recommend storing at least 14 gallons (53 litres) of water per person, which amounts to a two-week supply. This would mean a family of 4 would want to store approximately 56 gallons (212 litres) of water. Water stored improperly can be an exercise in futility, and even be hazardous to health. Here […]

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