This is a incredibly noble and much-needed effort to ensure that South Africa’s learners are provided with clean drinking water and adequate sanitation. A borehole, water tanks, water tank stands and the required plumbing are the main requirements for this project; see the project contact details at the bottom of the article. The Water for […]
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Rain water tanks at schools improve the lives of students and save considerable amounts of money in some areas, as the article below states. Rainwater harvesting not only saves money at schools but educates learners about conserving water – the water tanks are in plain view and are seen every day by learners, reinforcing the […]
There are many practical, financial and educational reasons why installing water tanks or rainwater tanks at schools is a very good idea, especially in South Africa. Here are some reasons why schools in South Africa should consider installing water tanks: Schools inherently have large roof surface areas that are ideal for rainwater harvesting and rainwater […]
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) organized a festival to celebrate the conclusion of a U.S. government-funded project to rehabilitate seven Sana’a schools by better preparing them to effectively use water.
To encourage environmental sustainability and as a response to climate change, the Eskom Development Foundation has funded 9 000 trees that will be planted across five different municipalities in Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Schools use a tremendous amount of water everyday, and require water for their heating and cooling systems, restrooms, drinking water faucets, locker rooms, cafeteria, laboratories, and outdoor playing fields and lawns.
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