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Using Water Hyacinth (seaweed) to create everyday household products

Achenyo Idachaba, C.E.O, Mitimeth, is working with rural communities in using water hyacinth (seaweed) to create everyday household products.¬†Achenyo very recently (Jan, 2016) spoke at a TED Women gathering about the process and the incredible environmental and social implications of this meaningful work. Rainharvest.co.za adds: Water hyacinth is a free floating, or mud rooted plant, […]

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4 Great Reasons to Conserve Water

While the examples presented here are from North America, other countries, especially water scarce South Africa should be even more aware of conserving this resource and installing water tanks. Rainwater harvesting tanks and greywater recycling systems can go a long way to reducing water use and helping the environment (while saving money too). 4 Great […]

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Video: The World Water Crisis

Watch this video for some interesting and alarming facts. All the more to conserve water and install water saving systems such as rain water tanks and grey water systems. If you are in South Africa and need a water tank for a rainwater system, greywater system, municipal back-up water supply or any other reason, JoJo […]

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Home water efficiency tips

Saving water at home means using it efficiently and sensibly; rain water tanks and greywater recycling systems can also increase the value of a property, especially in water scarce countries such as South Africa. Water is something we need every day in our lives. It’s also a valuable resource that we should never waste. Avoiding […]

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Summer water saving ideas in South Africa

Summer rainfall is experienced in most regions of South Africa; make the most of the rain by saving it in water tanks and/or using it instead of municipal or borehole water. Here are a few ideas to save water and money this summer in South Africa. Install a rainwater tank or even an underground water […]

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20 Ways Children Can Help to Save Water

It is so important to educate children about water conservation who will in turn educate their friends and even their parents. Water conservation systems such as rainwater harvesting water tanks and grey water recycling systems are a great way of reinforcing the water conservation ethos as these are practical and the results can be seen […]

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Video: How To Conserve Water

This video outlines some quick & easy ways to conserve water, including the installation of a rain water tank. Rainwater tanks should become a ‘must have’ item, especially in dry countries such as South Africa. Rain water tanks and other water conservation systems, including greywater recycling, not only save water and money but they help […]

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Video: Water by the Numbers

An interesting video; water conservation should become a part of everyone’s everyday actions. Rain water harvesting tanks and grey water recycling systems should be installed wherever possible. No matter whether you are poor or wealthy, water shortages affect us all; no amount of money can buy water that isn’t available. Rain water tanks can be […]

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Video: Home Water Saving Tips

This comprehensive video about water saving at home is well worth watching, whether you are in the USA or South Africa or anywhere in the world. Water saving habits combined with water conservation systems such as rain water harvesting tanks and grey water recycling saves money and the environment. Saving water can make all the […]

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