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rotomolded tanks

How are ‘Rotomoulded’ water tanks made?

Rotomoulding or rotational moulding  is a low pressure, high temperature plastic forming process that uses heat and biaxial rotation (i.e., angular rotation on two axes) to produce hollow, single-piece parts. Disadvantages are long production cycles —only one or two cycles per hour can typically occur, compared to other processes like injection molding, where parts can […]

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Earth Day water reservoirs

Earth Day: U.S. Air Force officials emphasize water conservation

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFNS) — Every April 22, the Air Force recognizes Earth Day, a time to show support for the environment. This year, the Air Force is focusing on water reduction and reuse. Water projects may not attract many news headlines, but the money and critical resources they save, deserve attention. “An emerging part […]

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Komati Water Scheme Augmentation Project

South Africa: Komati water scheme launched

Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has marked National Water Week by unveiling the Komati Water Scheme Augmentation Project (KWSAP), which has been designed to resolve the water supply problems to Eskom’s Duvha and Matla power stations in Mpumalanga.

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Top 5 Ways to Purify Rainwater for Consumption - Rain Harvest

Top 5 Ways to Purify Rainwater for Consumption

Some people like to conserve the use of water in their homes by taking an alternative path and harvesting rainwater for drinking, cooking, bathing, and even irrigation of the land. “All water is rainwater,” rainwater systems enthusiast and author Richard Heinichen is fond of saying. This a great point, and there is absolutely no reason […]

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‘Green electricity roof’ could provide power, water storage & insulation

A significant part of the electricity needed for buildings could be generated using plant-covered roofs within a few years, thanks to research carried out at Wageningen University of the Netherlands. Similarly, fields of crops such as rice could help produce electricity without the requirement to choose between using land for growing food or biofuels. The […]

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‘Rainscaping’ answers storm water runoff problems

Stormwater runoff can quickly drain a homeowner’s wallet. The flooding erodes yards, soaks basements, pollutes streams and wastes a precious resource. But rainscaping — an integrated system of directed water flow and settling basins — can convert those losses into gains by providing new wildlife habitat, beautifying properties and in some cases providing food for […]

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Want to Save Energy? We Need to Save Water Too!

The connection between energy and water, often referred to as the “energy water nexus” is collecting attention from business leaders, policy makers, and citizens alike. In short, this term refers to the close link between water and energy.  Water is used in nearly every aspect of energy production.  So, saving energy will save water, and […]

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Top Tips for Choosing the Best Rainwater Harvest Water Tank for Your Needs

The practice of harvesting rain is commonplace in many countries, such as Australia, India, and Europe. For centuries, those who depend on rain for their daily needs have used water tanks to collect the free water. There are many rainwater harvest tanks from which to choose; however, Rain Harvest in the US is one of […]

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Prospects for harvesting water from moons, planets & asteroids

When the Curiosity rover discovered evidence of an ancient stream bed on Mars in late September, it was an important and reassuring discovery. In fact, scientists have found increasing evidence of water on numerous moons, planets, and asteroids in recent years—an encouraging trend for those who see the familiar substance as the backbone of a […]

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