grey water irrigation

January 27, 2015

Video: Install a grey water irrigation system

A great video about how to install a greywater irrigation system (without water tanks) with laundry water being directed directly from the washing machine via pipes […]
September 15, 2014

Design & Install a Greywater Irrigation System

The article below describes one way or designing & installing a grey water irrigation system with a plastic water tank or box for temporary storage. The […]
August 11, 2014

Laundry grey water for garden irrigation

Grey water from washing machines needs some special considerations before using it for irrigation; the article below offers some important tips. Other forms of gray water […]
July 22, 2014

Uses of rainwater from your rainwater tank

Rainwater tanks have historically been used as an essential means of supplying drinking water in many rural and remote parts of the world. The location, style, […]
July 20, 2014

Harvesting H2o: A prepper’s guide to the collection, treatment, and storage of drinking water while living off the grid (eBook)

How to find, purify, filter, and store clean drinking water is of primary importance to preppers and off-grid homesteaders. Water is the element that sustains all […]
July 20, 2014

Water Vapour Harvesting by the Namib Desert Beetle

The wing covers of the Namib desert beetle gather water from the air using nanoscale bumps. The Namibian Beetle (Stenocara gracilipes) lives in one of the […]
July 20, 2014

Video: Part B – Water Tanks

This video discusses water tanks in detail, including types of water tanks as well as a general guide on how to choose the right sized water […]
July 16, 2014

Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization

Far more than oil, the control of water wealth throughout history has been pivotal to the rise and fall of great powers, the achievements of civilization, […]
July 15, 2014

The Vetiver System for Soil and Water Conservation

The Vetiver System is used in more than 100 countries for soil and water conservation, infrastructure stabilization, pollution control, waste water treatment, mitigation and rehabilitation, sediment […]
July 12, 2014

Water-Saving Tips For Dummies (eBook)

Do you want to make sure your water usage is sustainable? Water-Saving Tips For Dummies provides practical methods to reduce the amount of water used around […]
July 11, 2014

Graywater Gardening Made Easy

Graywater (also known as gray water, greywater, grey water), is waste water from your laundry, showers and spa / bath. A family of 4 generates over […]
July 9, 2014

Why Should I Save Water?

Part of a child’s development is asking questions and learning about the environment. With amusing pictures and simple text, this book shows the importance of saving […]
July 6, 2014

The benefits of grey water recycling

Grey water from baths and showers can safely be used for garden irrigation as long as it is not stored in water tanks for more than […]
May 3, 2014

Recycle grey water for your garden

Rain water tanks can store great quantities of rainwater for garden and other uses but when there is no rain, one source of water that is […]
July 26, 2013

The Green Factor of Grey Water

Water conservation is becoming a must for everyone, especially in water scarce South Africa. Greywater recycling can save significant amounts of water and is an environmentally […]
June 26, 2013

Grey Water: Is it Safe?

Grey water should be utilised more, especially for irrigation as it contains nutrients that plants thrive on and can reduce the need for fertiliser applications.  The […]
October 6, 2012

Some plants thrive on grey water, study finds

Many plants used for landscaping benefit from being watered with household gray water, according to a study released by the nonprofit organization Water Environmental Research Foundation.
March 8, 2011

South Africa: Solar Water Heater Market Poised for Strong Growth

Global consultancy Frost & Sullivan (F&S) said that the solar water heater (SWH) market in South Africa grew significantly in the past four years, and suggested […]