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Determine the Average Water Usage of a Home Before You Buy

One of the things you want to know before purchasing a house is how much water you’ll use to keep everything up and running. There are several determining factors that affect the number that can fluctuate with the seasons or occupant behavior, but there are a few ways to get a ballpark figure you can […]

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Businesses in South Africa must take water efficiency seriously

South Africa is fast running out of the fresh water needed for myriad industrial processes, from food production to mining. More than 95% of the country’s available fresh water was already allocated by 2005. In South Africa, the ability at municipal level to deal with industrial effluent was “severely compromised”, Mr Lloyd-Jones, MD of hygiene […]

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Gauteng: Water Efficiency Required To Stem Water Costs

The cost of servicing Gauteng with water is becoming more and more costly but the province has put efficient water usage as a priority goal. At a water indaba in Johannesburg, Nirali Shah, risk manager for Deloitte and Touche highlighted concerns about local water usage.

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Water: A Global Issue That Requires Collaboration

The world faces a projected 40 percent shortfall in freshwater by 2030, according to a study by the 2030 Water Resources Group. Seventy percent of the water humans use now goes toward agriculture. So it’s no surprise that the central theme of the annual World Water Week conference held last week in Stockholm is how […]

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Water saving tips in the work place

Whether it’s an office, a factory, a hospital, a brewery, a hotel or restaurant or a school, the possibilities for saving precious water are all around you. If you see water being wasted, why not talk about it with your manager or the building maintenance and engineering staff? There are many case studies showing how […]

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“Water should be more valued to reflect worth & reduce waste”

Water should be more highly valued to reflect its worth and reduce its waste, said Paul Bulcke, chief executive officer at Nestle SA (NESN), the world’s biggest food company.

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Water Innovation Starts with the Farmer

At the forefront of an important agricultural revolution in the developing world is not a leading scientist or a tireless advocate. Instead, the leader is a farmer. His name is Purushottambhai Patel, from the state of Gujarat in Western India. He is a smallholder farmer with eight cows, three hectares of tobacco, rice, potatoes and […]

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Water Saving Tips For Homeowners

Water conservation measures at home need not be difficult nor expensive; check out these easy water saving tips at home:

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Water efficiency needed now, not just energy efficiency

Businesses often overlook the need to keep an eye on their water consumption and inefficient use of water can end up costing them in more ways than one Energy efficiency has become a focus area for businesses as the cost of electricity has continued to escalate in recent years. However, when embarking upon carbon footprint […]

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