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Choose the right storage tank for its intended use

Storage tanks are available in a bewildering array of types, sizes and brands; while many tanks can serve in multiple roles, there are some that are designed for specific purposes and there are situations where specific tanks should be chosen.  In South Africa, we recommend polyethylene tanks made by JoJo Tanks – they produce high […]

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Do I Need A Water Filter?

There has never been a greater need for better sources of healthy water than exists today. Our tap water can be contaminated with synthetic chemicals, toxic heavy metals, parasites, chlorination by-products, rust from pipes and literally thousands of health threatening compounds. Rainwater from rain water tanks is usually of good quality (rainwater is generally pure […]

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Bushbuckridge residents without water (South Africa)

Disgruntled residents in Bushbuckridge and surrounding areas have been without water since Sunday last week after the Bushbuckridge Water Board employees went on strike.

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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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The Importance of Water and Your Health

“I’m dying of thirst!” Well, you just might. It sounds so simple. H20 – two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen. This substance also known as water, is one of the most essential elements to health and is so important that your body actually has a specific drought management system in place to prevent dehydration […]

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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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South Africa: Cleanup campaign for Water Week 2012

An umbrella organisation for the plastics industry will be using National Water Week (18-23 March 2012) as a platform to launch one of the Sustainability Council’s Waste Management Strategies for 2012.

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South Africa: Water Affairs seeking foreign investors

The government is hoping to attract about R25 billion from foreign investors to help revive its ageing water infrastructure, says Water Affairs Minister Edna Molewa, South Africa.

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Water Crisis: The Future of Water in China

Water, water, everywhere but not really in China. Though an important strategic resource, it has always been in short supply and wasted aplenty, without much thought for its conservation. But two recent government announcements may well prove the old adage wrong.

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