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Why all schools in South Africa should have water tanks

South Africa is a water scarce country and measures to ensure water is available for our school learners should be a priority. Water tanks installed on the school premises are a practical solution, especially for schools without municipal water connection. Rainwater harvesting tanks School buildings, with their inherently long and wide rooftops, are ideal for […]

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South Africa: Water for Schools Project

This is a incredibly noble and much-needed effort to ensure that South Africa’s learners are provided with clean drinking water and adequate sanitation. A borehole, water tanks, water tank stands and the required plumbing are the main requirements for this project; see the project contact details at the bottom of the article. The Water for […]

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Rwanda: Japan Donates Water Tanks to School

Rain water tanks at schools improve the lives of students and save considerable amounts of money in some areas, as the article below states.  Rainwater harvesting not only saves money at schools but educates learners about conserving water – the water tanks are in plain view and are seen every day by learners, reinforcing the […]

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Rain water tanks at schools save money & educate learners

Schools are great places for installing rainwater harvesting systems and rainwater tanks. Here are some compelling reasons to install water tanks at schools, especially in South Africa: Firstly, school buildings, by their very nature, are often ideally constructed for rainwater harvesting.  In South Africa, many rural schools (where municipal water supply is non-existent or very […]

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Reasons for schools to install water tanks

There are many practical, financial and educational reasons why installing water tanks or rainwater tanks at schools is a very good idea, especially in South Africa. Here are some reasons why schools in South Africa should consider installing water tanks: Schools inherently have large roof surface areas that are ideal for rainwater harvesting and rainwater […]

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Zimbabwe’s water shortages in schools

The government is concerned about water shortages in schools across the country, according to the Minister of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture David Coltart. Zimbabwe’s schools opened for the third term on September 11 and the persistent water cuts are exposing children to disease.

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