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It’s easy to be water wise

Water can be easily saved at home — in the kitchen, bathroom and laundry room, said Lilian Mezquida, AgriLife extension agent. But the first step is to make sure the home’s plumbing doesn’t have leaks. “Dripping faucets that are leaking at a rate of one drop per second can waste 2,700 gallons of water per […]

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Top Water Purification Tablets on the Market

Whether you are into backpacking and camping or you want to harvest rainwater as a way to go green, water purification tablets can be used to ensure the safety of the water you drink. In days gone by, streams and other waterways were considered safe to drink from. But nowadays, most water is contaminated with […]

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How to choose the right JoJo tank

JoJo tanks are available in a wide range of types and sizes in South Africa and it is important to choose the right type and size of tank that is suited to the specific storage requirements. The following article will help you to select the right JoJo tank for your needs. Standard duty, medium duty […]

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Saudi Arabia: ‘Water tanks need cleaning’

Citizens here have urged the government to introduce regulations to force landlords to clean water tanks on the roofs of their residential buildings, according to a local newspaper. They complained that the tanks contain dirty water, parasites and insects. The impurities were coming through their taps, they added. They said the tanks should be cleaned […]

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Why build a Rain Garden?

Raingardens are one of the best landscaping design ideas to come out of Melbourne’s recent drought and water shortage conditions. With more ideas like these, the health of Melbourne’s rivers and creeks is guaranteed to improve. Why is stormwater such a problem for our rivers and creeks? Each year about 500 billion litres of stormwater […]

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South Africans have a constitutional right to sufficient water

A letter from a South African citizen:  Chapter 2 of the Constitution under Section 27 gives every South African the right to sufficient water. I suspect that those of us who are fortunate enough to have sufficient access don’t always realize exactly how difficult life can be without it. Imagine not being able to wash […]

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Converting a Swimming Pool to a Rainwater Tank

Spending more time tending to your pool than swimming in it? Tired of toxic chemicals and endless maintenance? Now you’ve got options.  Rainwater Harvesting Systems, Inc. (Australia) explains the process of converting a swimming pool to a rainwater tank. Now more than ever, smart people are thinking sustainably about the resources they use and how […]

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Understanding water pressure & water tank stand height

Water tank stands enable water to be stored out of reach of vandals as well as being directly responsible for the all or part of the pressure of the water supplying a building, depending on the tank stand height. 

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Grahamstown water outages: Water tanks a solution?

Since Sunday, most of the city’s water supply has been cut off because of a broken water pipe. However, many Grahamstown residents have been struggling with service delivery for years.

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