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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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Is Rain Water Safer than Mains Water?

Rainwater that is captured and stored correctly is a safe, economical and sustainable source of quality water. Rainwater is as safe as any source of water, provided certain safety precautions are taken as part of water capture, storage and distribution. In fact some say that rainwater is safer than water supplied through mains or reticulated water systems. Our mains water […]

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Grey Water System on White River Country Estate

Water Rhapsody’s Garden Rhapsody grey water irrigation system is a very popular water conservation product.  Restrictions on watering gardens do not have much effect on homeowners who have grey water irrigation systems installed on their properties. See the slide show below of our recent installation at a house on White River Country Estate, Mpumalanga, South […]

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Water Security still South Africa’s Top Challenge

There is growing concern, almost turning into general consensus, that South Africa could experience a water crisis in the not-too-distant future, particularly given a chronic lack of skills in the sector and, hence, what some are describing as inadequate management of infrastructure, especially at local government level. Water-management areas face a water deficit, ecosystems and […]

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Rainwater harvesting illegal in some US states!

Weird Water Laws Last year, Colorado state in the USA  just came one step closer to making rainwater harvesting a legal option for more of its residents.  Before the new law allowing rainwater collection was passed, it was illegal in Colorado to gather rainwater and snowmelt that fell from a rooftop, patio or driveway into […]

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