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Department of Water Affairs proposes water quality regulation amendments

The Department of Water Affairs (DWA) on Tuesday presented amendments to water quality regulations to delegates attending the third Municipal Water Quality conference in Cape Town. Speaking on behalf of the department, Kirthi Gangaram presented regulation five, which requires water services institutions to have a comprehensive drinking water quality plan in place. The water quality […]

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Check your municipality water quality with My Water

South Africa’s Department of Water Affairs has launched a new web-based tool where the public can view their municipality’s water score card (example below) MY WATER   Welcome to my water search page. Find out the Drinking Water Quality in your area. Enter a town and/or suburb and/or street and click GO! Excellent Acceptable Need […]

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Groundwater to play a key role in South Africa – Water Research Commission

The use of groundwater, in conjunction with surface water, could form a key part of the solution to South Africa‚Äôs water crisis, the Water Research Commission (WRC) said on Tuesday, which marks World Water Day. WRC water research manager Dr Shafick Adams said the total volume of available, renewable groundwater in South Africa is 10,34-billion […]

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South Africa is a Water Scarce Country

Help conserve this precious resource by following these water-saving tips: In and around the house/business Turn the tap off between washing your face, brushing your teeth or shaving. Taking a five minute shower a day, instead of a bath, will use a third of the water used in a bath, saving up to 400 litres […]

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Testimonial: Former Minister of Water Affairs & Forestry

Here’s a testimonial from one of Water Rhapsody’s high profile clients, Professor Kader Asmal (former Minister of Water Affairs & Forestry, South Africa) 11 February 2010 To Whom it may Concern: Garden Rhapsody Grey Water Re-using System “It is very rare that a product, in this case, a new product gives so much satisfaction. We […]

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