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10 No-Brainer Ways to Use Water Wisely. Plus, a Bonus…

We’re drinking the same water Cleopatra drank… That’s another way of saying, the world just doesn’t make more water.

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South Africa’s first hydrogen bike rolled out

South Africa’s rural communities may soon have access to a new, greener form of transport, following the recent launch of the country’s first hydrogen-powered bicycle. Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor unveiled the vehicle at a technology conference earlier in August 2010 at the Kwa-Maritane Bush Lodge in the North West province.

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Reducing Your Carbon Footprint One Month at a Time

With all the Earth Day reminders on reducing your carbon footprint you might feel a bit overwhelmed as to how to make a 360-degree turn in a matter of days. Many of you have worked diligently to make sustainable changes in your surrounding environment. Then again, there are your family and friends who have no […]

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Flushing out water savings

Easy ways to conserve and save money Reducing the amount of water you use in your home can be accomplished easily and inexpensively without significantly changing your lifestyle. A good place to start is by testing for leaks, since they account for large amounts of water waste and often go undetected for long periods of […]

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The 3-pronged Approach to Water Shortage Issues

As the above video explains, the 3-pronged approach to ensuring we have enough water is: 1. Conservation; 2. Grey Water recycling and 3. Catchment.  Water Rhapsody Mpumalanga/Limpopo endorses these ideas and is positioned to facilitate them.  We can hopefully influence people to conserve water by changing their habits and suggesting water-saving tips; this is free! […]

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Quick Tips on Saving Water in your Garden

Watch the short video below for 9 tips on saving water in your garden. In addition to the above tips, you can save substantially more water in your garden and home by installing grey water re-use systems and rain water harvesting systems.  Water Rhapsody’s water conservation systems make eco-friendly landscaping easier. The Water Rhapsody grey […]

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What is a Natural Swimming Pool?

Imagine taking a dip in a swimming pool with sparkling clean water devoid of harmful chemicals. The natural swimming pool also known as the natural swimming pond in Europe, is gaining in popularity and for good reason. It’s beautiful and environmentally friendly. How the Natural Swimming Pool Works The natural swimming pool does not use […]

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Competing for Limpopo Water

Climate change will bring higher temperatures to Southern Africa while changing rainfall patterns will affect the amount of water available for food production. “Irrigation is often listed as an adaptation strategy for farmers, but no one has really looked at the impact of climate change on irrigation,” said Claudia Ringler, a Senior Research Fellow at […]

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Irrigation System can Grow Crops with Salt Water

A British company has created an irrigation system that can grow crops using salt water. The dRHS (Dutyion Root Hydration System) irrigation system consists of a network of sub-surface pipes, which can be filled with almost any water, whether pure, brackish, salted or polluted. The system can even take most industrial waste-water and use it […]

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