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VIDEO: Rainwater Harvesting System & Tanks Overview

This video shows how a rainwater harvesting system works, from rooftop to rain garden. See how to set up a 3-tank system with a first flush diverter and overflow pipe which directs overflow rainwater from the water tanks to a rain garden, for maximum water harvesting. For maximum rain water storage capability, we suggest bigger […]

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Syria crisis: Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp must reduce water usage

ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, JORDAN—Bara’a Sala Majaresh survived months of Syrian artillery shelling in her hometown of Daraa. She dodged the crossfire between Syrian soldiers and rebels, and navigated a border to reach this refugee camp in northern Jordan.

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South Africa: PE water shortage results in child’s death

The Port Elizabeth water shortages continue Tarryn van Vuuren, of Korsten, yesterday said her daughter, Brooklyn-Armani, 14 months, would still be alive if it were not for the water crisis that has caused some suburbs, especially in the northern areas, to go without water for a week so far.

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VIDEO: 15000 litre water tank & rainwater harvesting system

The 15000 litre water tank has been retro-fitted to the toilet and in the summer it is used to top up the swimming pool. Crushed granite is used for the base (100mm thick) A video of a good example of a 15000 litre water tank and rain water harvesting system in Australia.  A similar rainwater […]

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South Africa: Eskom and SA Government responsible for looming water crisis

A water crisis is looming in South Africa, communities are at risk of losing access to water, and coal is right in the middle of it, according to a report released by Greenpeace. This latest briefing is a stark reminder to the SA government to start pushing Eskom to substantially invest in renewable energy.

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Save Water Without Compromising Your Garden’s Beauty

Hot and dry weather provides reason enough to think about simple ways to save water while still enjoying beautiful yards and gardens. You may even find that your efforts to be water smart may improve the health and appearance of your plants.

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Scientists analyze levels of water ice in a moon crater

Water content at lunar south pole could be as high as 20 percent … or as low as zero A crater on the moon that is a prime target for human exploration may be tantalizingly rich in ice, though researchers warn it could just as well hold none at all.

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