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Recycle grey water for a sustainable future

UN-Habitat has commenced a new global consultation to reiterate the crucial role of wastewater management in the water cycle and explore policy options for a sustainable future. These consultations have also become necessary to set a future goal for water use, particularly for the years following 2015, which is the target year for the Millennium […]

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Water crisis time bomb ticking

Cape Town – Trade union federation Fedusa on Wednesday warned South Africa was sitting on a water crisis “time bomb”. Citing “inadequate management and monitoring” by water service authorities, Fedusa said it had filed notice with the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) of possible protest action. “Fedusa… decided that the best way to […]

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Waterwise Gardening in South Africa

South Africa’s water consumption is increasing despite the fact that we live in country that is predominantly semi-arid with regions that experience regular drought periods. As a country our average annual rainfall is just 450mm per annum compared to the world average of 850mm. Waterwise gardening has therefore now become an essential facet of responsible […]

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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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Sustainable Eating

Most of the man-made compounds cannot biodegrade and are progressively building up in the atmosphere and on the earth. They are contaminating our natural life system, and are also making us sick. As Patrick Holford, a renowned nutritionist says, ‘we are vertically ill’, upright, but not feeling great. A build up of all these toxins […]

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Home Recycling Tips

Recycling saves energy, landfill space and natural resources. Home recycling requires a trivial amount of time, yet offers substantial benefit to the homeowner as well as the environment. According to the EPA, the national recycling rate is just 30%. Increasing materials recycling in the US to 60% could save the equivalent of 315 million barrels […]

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Videos: See how Water Rhapsody Harvests Rain and Recycles Grey Water

Have a look at the 3 short videos below.  These videos were made by a Water Rhapsody branch in the Cape (South Africa); they briefly explain and demonstrate how some of our rainwater harvesting- and grey water recycling systems work. If you live in Mpumalanga or Limpopo, contact us for all your water conservation requirements.

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