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VIDEO: Water conservation tips – How to conserve water at home

Most of us use far more water at home than we realize. Here are some good home water conservation tips from Patty Kim, of National Geographic’s Green Guide. Patty has numerous tips on how to cut back on water use, from the bathroom to the driveway. Great tips and info. Water conservation efforts should also […]

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South African company awarded Mauritanian water treatment contract

Water treatment firm Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies South Africa has been contracted by a global engineering, procurement and construction management company to design, fabricate and supply a brackish water treatment plant for the second phase of a mine in Mauritania.

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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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VIDEO: Grey Water Recycling Do’s and Don’ts

In these dry times we need to make efficient use of every drop of water. Melissa King has the do’s and don’ts about using recycled  grey water in the home and the garden. The above video describes some very important gray water recycling tips.  Whether you install a simple grey water irrigation system or a […]

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Saving Water in South Africa is Non-Negotiable!

South Africa faces significant water challenges due to the combination of our rapidly growing population and increasingly unreliable rainfall due to climate change. 

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Types of Water Tanks

When it comes to choosing a water tank, there are a number of types of water tanks available.  Always choose a tank from a manufacturer that offers a guarantee of high quality Types of tank construction

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Asteroids from inner solar system may be source of Earth’s water

Washington: Asteroids from the inner solar system may be the source of the majority of Earth’s water, a new study has claimed, contradicting the belief that most of our planet’s water originated in the outer solar system.

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Rainwater Tanks Recommended For Emergencies

A rainwater tank installed at home could save you a lot of grief in the event of a full-scale emergency. In the Wellington region, the bulk water mains cross the Wellington Fault six times, so it could take a long time to fix pipe breaks not only in the mains but also in the local […]

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VIDEO: Simple Rain Water Harvesting Tank System

The above short video demonstrates how easy it is to set up a simple, effective rainwater harvesting system with a series of plastic water tanks.  The multiple water tanks could be replaced with one or two bigger tanks, such as a 10000 litre water tank.  If a more sophisticated rainwater system is desired, underground water […]

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