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South Africa: Free State municipality violated constitution on water issue

“The Democratic Alliance welcomes the steps taken by the SA Human Rights Commission in Brandfort… regarding their failure to provide regular water to the community,” DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko said.

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USA: Man sentenced to gaol for harvesting rainwater

Gary Harrington, an Oregon (USA) man, will be spending a month in jail, after being convicted on nine misdemeanor charges. His crime? “Illegally” collecting rain water on his own property.

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Stone-age underground water reservoir to bring water to dry Namibia

A stone-age underground water reservoir could transform life in arid Namibia, a government official said Friday, holding up to five million cubic metres of water that could supply the area for 400 years. “If the underground water reservoir is indeed there and scientifically proven, it would be a relief for the supply of potable water […]

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6 Good Reasons to Install a Rain Water Tank

Rain barrels or rainwater tanks are incredibly easy to set up and use, and there are plenty of good reasons to use one. Here are just a few: 1. You’ll cut back on water usage for your lawn and garden. Your rain barrel or rainwater tank can collect runoff during storms and rain, which you […]

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South Sudan Refugee Water Shortage Killing Up to 10 People Daily

As many as 10 refugees are dying daily as water runs out in camps in South Sudan hosting an influx of people fleeing fighting in Sudan’s Blue Nile state, the aid group Medicines Sans Frontieres said.

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