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Drink water from your rain water tank?

Rainwater can be wonderfully pure when it falls through unpolluted air directly into a clean, properly constructed container. The rain that falls in cities or flows across outdoor basins, roofs and other open air surfaces on its way to a rain water tank is another story.

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Solutions to Africa’s Water Crisis?

Recent discoveries of water reserves under some of Africa’s mightiest deserts raise hopes for quenching African thirst. But the reality is much more grim.

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Good Dental Habits Save Water & Save Money

Spitting can be considered one of the worst habits a person can have, but the British Dental Health Foundation working with SaveWaterSaveMoney and 10 of the UK’s leading water companies are encouraging people to “spit don’t rinse” after using toothpaste. Spitting will not only help to save water but also improve dental health.

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How To Clean Your Plastic Water Storage Tank

Water tanks are used to provide plentiful and a reliable source of water. The water tank is important, especially during periods of emergency or drought situations. However, if a water tank is to be of positive value to the home or to the community, it must be clean in order to supply safe water for […]

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57% of China’s urban underground water polluted

BEIJING – Underground water in 57 percent of monitoring sites across Chinese cities have been found polluted or extremely polluted, the Economic Information Daily reported on Monday, quoting figures from the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP).

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Cleaning and Maintaining Water Storage Tanks

The primary focus of water tank maintenance procedures should be to keep all components clean and to minimise the risk of contamination/rubbish either entering or remaining in rainwater tanks & water storage tanks.

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Which Municipality in South Africa has the Best Water?

The quality of drinking water in South Africa has improved significantly in the past year, with a “blue drop” score nationally of 87,6% – 15 percentage points higher than the national score for last year. The blue drop report, released on Monday by Water Affairs Minister Edna Molewa, measures the quality of drinking water against […]

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The LifeStraw makes dirty water clean

More than one billion people – one sixth of the world’s population – are without access to safe water supply. At any given moment, about half of the world’s poor are suffering from waterborne diseases, of which over 6,000 – mainly children – die each day as a direct result of consuming unsafe drinking water.

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Quality of tap water in South Africa

Pretoria – While sipping on bottled water has almost become something of a voguish statement, a survey has revealed that many South Africans are happy with the high quality water that comes straight from the tap. The survey, conducted by the Water Research Commission (WRC) and South African Local Government Association (SALGA) between March and […]

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