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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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Rainwater Tanks Recommended For Emergencies

A rainwater tank installed at home could save you a lot of grief in the event of a full-scale emergency. In the Wellington region, the bulk water mains cross the Wellington Fault six times, so it could take a long time to fix pipe breaks not only in the mains but also in the local […]

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Dept. of Water & Environmental Affairs: Clean water not their problem

THE Department of Water and Environmental Affairs is passing the buck on who should be responsible for providing communities with clean drinking water. Its spokesman, Mava Scott, yesterday argued that the constitution placed the responsibility of providing water services to communities on local municipalities, not on Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa, or her […]

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eWasha Chooses JoJo Tanks

eWasha Chooses JoJo Tanks water tanks for its water recycling plants eWasha offers a patented environmentally responsible solution to recover and cleanse car, bus and truck wash water thereby dramatically reducing water consumption and costs. One of the components of the system are genuine JoJo water tanks.

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Eastern Cape: 34000 litre/day from solar powered water pumps

Manufacturer of lead acid batteries in South Africa, First National Battery (FNB), a subsidiary of JSE listed Metair Investments Limited, assisted with the installation of a solar water treatment station in the OR Tambo district municipality community of Mnxehazi, situated between Ntabankulu and Mount Frere in the Eastern Cape. Before the installation, the village’s 1,596 […]

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How to select the ideal rain water tank

Installing a rain water storage tank is advantageous to any homeowner, since the additional supply of water gives liberty to utilize water as they please and be free from any water restrictions Below are a number of tips that will be of great importance when it comes to purchasing water tanks:

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6 Good Reasons to Install a Rain Water Tank

Rain barrels or rainwater tanks are incredibly easy to set up and use, and there are plenty of good reasons to use one. Here are just a few: 1. You’ll cut back on water usage for your lawn and garden. Your rain barrel or rainwater tank can collect runoff during storms and rain, which you […]

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Boreholes and Water Tanks for Refugee Camp in South Sudan

IOM has begun drilling the first of four boreholes and installing two water storage tanks, each with a capacity of 45,000 litres, to provide adequate and safe drinking water to an estimated 42,000 Sudanese refugees at Doro camp in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State.

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Why you should harvest rainwater

Did you know that more than 80% of rainwater evaporates back into the atmosphere? When water evaporates through plants, (transpiration) it cools the atmosphere and biological diversity increases. Rainwater harvesting is not only a way to make the most of nature’s gift, but containing runoff from your roof and paving will also help improve the […]

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