Rain Garden Installation Guide Raingardens are a great way to utilise rainwater from your rooftop and reduce stormwater runoff. Rainwater can also be directly harvested into water tanks for use as garden irrigation water or for domestic use. To see what types of rainwater tanks and water tanks are available in South Africa, see below.
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Dams, reservoirs and desalination plants are expensive things to build on the off-chance that there is a drought. Gordon Cope explores a low, fixed-cost alternative to infrastructure investment.
In its commentary on the Department of Water Affairs’ approved water tariffs for the 2012/2013 financial year, Agri SA said the newly released water tariff dispensation contained various positive aspects, amongst others the fact that it has not applied the maximum allowable increases. However, the organisation believes that the pricing strategy should be revised as […]
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).
Did you know that more than 80% of rainwater evaporates back into the atmosphere? When water evaporates through plants, (transpiration) it cools the atmosphere and biological diversity increases. Rainwater harvesting is not only a way to make the most of nature’s gift, but containing runoff from your roof and paving will also help improve the […]
City splash pads have been shut down as officials urge residents and businesses to conserve water after a pipeline burst north of London.
Trillions of tonnes of water have been pumped up from deep underground reservoirs in every part of the world, says report Humanity’s unquenchable thirst for fresh water is driving up sea levels even faster than melting glaciers, according to new research. The massive impact of the global population’s growing need for water on rising sea […]
Rio de Janeiro – Severe drought gripping north-eastern Brazil – the worst in a half-century – is taking its toll on more than 1 100 towns, even triggering fighting in rural areas, local media reported on Sunday.
Washington — World water crisis: The United States is developing a response to the strain bearing down on worldwide water resources in the decades ahead.
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