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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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Severe water shortages in South Sudan refugee camps

Severe water shortages in refugee camps in South Sudan close to the Sudanese border have contributed to a rise in mortality and malnutrition rates to alarming levels, in what is a major humanitarian crisis. The ICRC has launched a project to improve water access for about 37,000 people in Yusuf Batil refugee camp.

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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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Water Conservation Tips for Schools

Schools use a tremendous amount of water everyday, and require water for their heating and cooling systems, restrooms, drinking water faucets, locker rooms, cafeteria, laboratories, and outdoor playing fields and lawns.

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10 Good Reasons to Install a JoJo Water Tank

There are a few plastic water tank manufacturers and importers in South Africa but quality and affordability must be considered.  JoJo Tanks are our recommended brand for water tanks, chemical tanks, silo tanks as well as tank stands and many other products.   Read 10 good reasons to install a JoJo water tank below:

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Indo-Pak: Will water scarcity cause conflict?

The water issue is gaining increasing prominence in bilateral relations between Pakistan and India. Recent disputes over the Baglihar and Kishanganga dams have placed great strain on the long-standing water sharing arrangement based on the Indus Water Treaty. As water stress becomes an increasingly glaring reality, the whole world will be watching how our nuclear […]

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Simple everyday water conservation tips

Simple changes in your water-use habits can reduce your water consumption:

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VIDEO: How To Make A Cheap Rain Barrel / Rain Water Tank

Step by step instruction on how to make the cheapest and easiest rain barrel. You’ll be able to find a food-grade barrel in your area and make one of these for very cheaply. The parts are available at hardware and irrigation stores. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to make your rain barrel:

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South Africa: 9 million kilolitres of water wasted

South Africa’s dwindling supplies of clean water are steadily going down the drain because of poor policing, theft, pollution, neglect and wasteful use.

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