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Water protest: nine arrested in Bushbuckridge, South Africa

Nine people were arrested during a service delivery protest over municipal water in Lilydale in the Bushbuckridge municipality on Monday, Mpumalanga police said. “At 6am residents… went on the rampage. They burnt municipal offices and a Caterpillar grader,” said Lt-Col Leonard Hlathi. The residents were demonstrating their dissatisfaction over municipal water in the area which […]

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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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Solve water problems or forget growth, India told

India’s economic growth and political stability are at stake in coming years if it does not change its approach to water management, a member of its natural resources planning commission told Reuters on Monday. Mihir Shah, who has been asked by India’s government to come up with a new water resource strategy, said the sector […]

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South Africa: Central plan needed to deal with water issues

Water affects everything we do, both positive and negative. With Human Rights Day fresh in our minds, it is appropriate to reflect on the words of the late Kader Asmal, an unrelenting defender of human rights and a former minister of water affairs.

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Solar Over the Parking Lot

Open air parking lots are great places to build solar power plants: — Parking lots are nearly always near a power grid connection. This cuts electricity transmission losses as well as the cost of installing the solar plant. — Parking lots are nearly always near at least one building that needs electricity. Not only is […]

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Ecological Sanitation – What is it?

Eco Sanitation works on the principle that urine and faeces are not simply waste products of the human digestion process, but rather are an asset that if properly managed can contribute to better health and food production and reduce pollution. Eco-sanitation latrines: Store and prepare faeces for use in agriculture by encouraging the formation of […]

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10 Tips for Eco-Friendly Fishing

If you talk to any environmentalist long enough, you are sure to get a warning about how food is going to run out. There is a growing concern that between the increasing demand for food caused by a growing population, combined with a decreasing supply of food caused by a loss of arable land through […]

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Make your Bathroom Eco-Friendly

Watch this interesting, fact-filled video with some surprising information! Water Rhapsody offers the Multi-Flush toilet flushing mechanism.  There’s no need to discard your old water-wasting toilet; our Multi-Flush kit simply replaces the flushing mechanism in your old toilet.  The Multi-Flush system is better than any ‘low-flow’ toilet (and much cheaper!) because the amount of water […]

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Eco-Friendly Interior Design

As they say, eco-friendly acts can save you money, save the planet and benefit your health and often the green choices are incredibly simple and easy to do!  Water Rhapsody’s philosophy is very similar.  All our water systems are environmentally friendly and will save you water and money. Contact us now for rain water tanks, […]

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