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How Rand Water purifies Gauteng’s water supply

Water is made up of 2 hydrogen atoms and 1 oxygen atom (H2O).  When these H2Os join together they form water.  When water falls on the earth’s surface from the clouds, many substances dissolve in the water, eg. silt, minerals, bacteria, etc., just like a train picking up passengers.  Water is the train that moves […]

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South Africa: Schools receive free water from rainwater project

The best thing about rain water is it’s free and 15 schools in Tembisa township have been benefiting from the Rand Water Foundation’s rain water harvesting project for a year now. Rand Water’s corporate social investment (CSI) project was officially handed over to the department of education at the Ipontshe Primary School in Tembisa yesterday. […]

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South African municipalities owe water boards over R2bn

South African municipalities owe the country’s 12 water boards R2.26-billion, Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa said on Thursday.

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SA Water Boards Propose Big Tariff Increase

South Africa’s water boards are proposing increases of between 6,2% and 43% to the cost of the potable bulk water they supply to the country’s municipalities. Such tariff increases, if accepted, are likely to increase the cost of drinking water supplied by municipalities to end users. The proposals, details of which are contained in a […]

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