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How to prepare a base for a water tank on the ground

What type of base does a water tank require?  If an elevated tank stand is not required for pressure, there are a few options for tank bases.

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Reusing rainwater gains momentum in construction

Water is often regarded as infinite, or at least abundant. As this year’s droughts have shown, it’s anything but. Gazing at a future in which water probably won’t be as cheap and abundant is the impetus for a new movement in design and construction: reusing and harvesting rainwater.

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Simple water saving tips

A few years ago, the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) warned that within two decades, the majority of the earth’s population could face serious water shortages. More recently, the Interaction Council, a group of elder statesmen including former Canadian Prime Minister  Jean Chrétien, former Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany […]

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In Africa Poverty and Water are Related

There are a number of reasons why poverty has become an epidemic in Africa. Poverty can be the result of political instability, ethnic conflicts, climate change and other man-made causes. But one of the greatest causes of poverty in Africa is also the most overlooked…the lack of access to clean drinking water.

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