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Africa: U.S. Response to Future Water Crisis Takes Shape

Washington — World water crisis: The United States is developing a response to the strain bearing down on worldwide water resources in the decades ahead.

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Saving Rainwater with Rainwater Storage Tanks

  Catching and using rainwater can be as simple as a single plastic barrel with a gravity feed to a flower bed, or they can be sophisticated systems that supply all your water needs. As a relatively dry country, the water problem in South Africa is exacerbated by an average annual rainfall of about 464mm, […]

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Half of China’s tap water does not meet national standards

BEIJING: Half of China’s tap water does not meet national drinking water standards, but the problem is not so severe as to cause an immediate threat to human health, an official survey said. A survey of the country’s water quality conducted by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development in 2009 showed that 50 per […]

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Which Municipality in South Africa has the Best Water?

The quality of drinking water in South Africa has improved significantly in the past year, with a “blue drop” score nationally of 87,6% – 15 percentage points higher than the national score for last year. The blue drop report, released on Monday by Water Affairs Minister Edna Molewa, measures the quality of drinking water against […]

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Huge Ground Water Reserves in Africa

London – Huge reserves of underground water in some of the driest parts of Africa could provide a buffer against the effects of climate change for years to come, scientists said on Friday. Researchers from the British Geological Survey and University College London have for the first time mapped the aquifers, or groundwater, across the […]

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Benefits of Rainwater Harvesting Tanks in Urban Environments

The JoJo Tanks Slimline 750l water tank depicted below is ideal for urban rainwater harvesting but other types & sizes of JoJo Tanks water tanks can also be used. Rainwater harvesting and rain water tanks will become a key intervention in adaptation to an alternative water resource especially in cities where most of the world’s population […]

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How Water Tanks Help Save You Money!

Water is almost as precious as gold. Without food a person can live for weeks, but without water you can expect to live only a few days.  Plastic water tanks are both affordable and durable. So how can a plastic water tank save you money? LOOK HOW MUCH WATER CAN BE SAVED BY A RAINWATER […]

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