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DIY Water Tank Level Gauge

Determining how much water there is in a water tank can be a real chore (what with having to climb the tower in order to peer through the tank’s manhole). The answer? A simple sight gauge which uses the compression of air in a length of clear plastic tubing as an indication of water pressure […]

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Deadly Kenyan Water Wars

Nairobi — Water scarcity is fuelling deadly inter-ethnic wars that continue to claim lives in Kenya, according to government officials. And if nothing is done to educate communities on how to conserve the valuable resource, the situation will escalate, governance experts and environmentalists warn.

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Rain Barrels Save Money

If you are someone who enjoys gardening or has extensive landscaping in their yard, a great outdoor gadget to consider purchasing is a rain barrel. Rain barrels or rainwater tanks are containers which capture rainwater (usually from your gutter system coming down from your roof) which can be stored for use around your home and […]

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India: Rainwater harvesting still an effective method

‘Water water everywhere; nor any drop to drink,’ said English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge in his poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. That it could come true very soon if we do not do something about it was the main theme at the critical urban talk ‘Our Water’ organised at the Indo – German […]

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“Water should be more valued to reflect worth & reduce waste”

Water should be more highly valued to reflect its worth and reduce its waste, said Paul Bulcke, chief executive officer at Nestle SA (NESN), the world’s biggest food company.

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Underground Water Tanks

Underground water tanks are a great choice for the person that doesn’t want visual impact of the above ground water tank or is limited to space. There are several things to consider when deciding on which underground water storage system to use at your home or commercial property.

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Physical Water Scarcity and Economic Water Scarcity

The physical evidence of water scarcity can be found in increasing magnitude around the world, affecting rich and poor countries alike. Nearly three billion people live in water scarce conditions (over 40 percent of the world’s population), and this situation could worsen if current growth trends continue. Fig. 1: Areas of Physical and Economic Water […]

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Beat the JoJo Tanks Price Increases – Order Your Tank Now!

JoJo Tanks Pty (Ltd) South Africa have announced price increases across the range of JoJo Tanks products.  The price increases will take effect on 01 September 2012.  Beat the price increases on water tanks and other JoJo Tanks products by ordering and paying for the tanks before 31 August 2012. Check out the various JoJo […]

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Bill Gates selects solar powered toilet for the future

Seattle – Bill Gates is betting the toilet of the future for the developing world will be solar powered. The world’s leading private philanthropist handed a $100,000 (about R800 000) prize to the California Institute of Technology on Tuesday for its work on a self-contained, sun-powered system that recycles water and breaks down human waste […]

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