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How to conserve water in the bathroom

Water is a resource that is not without its limitations. That’s because only one percent of the water on Earth is fresh, or safe for use. In certain areas of the country, there is the very real threat of water shortages. A lack of fresh, usable water is more than just an annoying inconvenience – […]

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57% of China’s urban underground water polluted

BEIJING – Underground water in 57 percent of monitoring sites across Chinese cities have been found polluted or extremely polluted, the Economic Information Daily reported on Monday, quoting figures from the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP).

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Which Municipality in South Africa has the Best Water?

The quality of drinking water in South Africa has improved significantly in the past year, with a “blue drop” score nationally of 87,6% – 15 percentage points higher than the national score for last year. The blue drop report, released on Monday by Water Affairs Minister Edna Molewa, measures the quality of drinking water against […]

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South Africa: Water tariff hikes slammed

The DA has asked that the Msunduzi municipality (South Africa) investigate the financial feasibility of raising a loan to cover its contribution towards the construction of the Spring Grove Dam near Mooi River.

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Water Shortages May Leave Energy Producers Dying of Thirst

Utility planners are devising ways in which they would meet the demand for energy during the most pressing times. Short term, they will consider whether they will have to dip into their reserves and longer term, they will calculate whether they have enough generation and transmission. But one thing that those companies are struggling with […]

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The LifeStraw makes dirty water clean

More than one billion people – one sixth of the world’s population – are without access to safe water supply. At any given moment, about half of the world’s poor are suffering from waterborne diseases, of which over 6,000 – mainly children – die each day as a direct result of consuming unsafe drinking water.

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Drought: Water companies say ‘Be proud of your dirty car’

Motorists should see filth on their cars as a “badge of honour”, a water company said yesterday as it urged Britons to do less cleaning during the drought. Thames Water has printed hundreds of bumper stickers with the slogan “Proud to be Dirty” in an attempt to encourage drivers to stop washing their vehicles over […]

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How to Choose the Right Size Rain Water Storage Tank

A rainwater tank is becoming a necessity for many  homes due to the water shortages felt in many areas around the world. If you are one of the people that have yet to install a water tank, you want to make sure that you have one that is suitable for your needs.  Here’s our guide […]

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Saving Water Saves Electricity

Make the Drops-to-Watts Connection It’s Time for a New Way to Think About Water and Energy With climate change concerns, pervasive droughts, and high energy prices across the country, nearly everyone is

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