March 18, 2013

South Africa: National Water Week – Water Saving Tips

Below are 10 easy tips that should be put into practice all 365 days of the year!
March 17, 2013

Great water savings with eWasha water-recycling system

Based on its operations, it is a priority for car rental company Europcar to assess its organisational activities and identify areas where its environmental impact could […]
March 16, 2013

Defence contractor finds method for cheap, clean water

A defence contractor better known for building jet fighters and lethal missiles says it has found a way to slash the amount of energy needed to […]
March 15, 2013

Harvesting rainwater offers many benefits for agriculture

Rainwater harvesting is nothing new and to design and construct a simple harvesting system is quick, easy and doesn’t have to cost the earth. But using […]
March 14, 2013

New Zealand: Northern drought fuels need for water deliveries

As Northland’s drought bites, rural residents on water tanks are having to call for deliveries. Water carriers and water tankers across the region have been busy […]
March 13, 2013

How to Make a Decorative Pond From Old Tyres

Tyre Ponds are a great little garden feature that can enhance the overall aesthetics and integrated pest management of a site. By inviting biodiversity into the […]
March 12, 2013

Tips for Designing a Green Home

Designing your own green home can be a huge undertaking. You want a home with a nice functional floor plan and appealing design that is built […]
March 11, 2013

‘Green electricity roof’ could provide power, water storage & insulation

A significant part of the electricity needed for buildings could be generated using plant-covered roofs within a few years, thanks to research carried out at Wageningen […]
March 9, 2013

‘Rainscaping’ answers storm water runoff problems

Stormwater runoff can quickly drain a homeowner’s wallet. The flooding erodes yards, soaks basements, pollutes streams and wastes a precious resource. But rainscaping — an integrated […]
March 8, 2013

New water-saving irrigation technology developed in China

WUHAN — Chinese scientists have developed a new irrigation technology that consumes 50 percent less water than drip irrigation technology.
March 7, 2013

Many towns in South Africa starting to run short of water

DA MP says dilapidated infrastructure has caused shortages in Mafikeng and Nelspruit Minister must appoint task team to address water infrastructure backlog
March 6, 2013

Drought threatens millions in India

Mumbai – Millions of people in western India are suffering their worst drought in more than four decades, with critics blaming official ineptitude and corruption for […]
March 5, 2013

Want to Save Energy? We Need to Save Water Too!

The connection between energy and water, often referred to as the “energy water nexus” is collecting attention from business leaders, policy makers, and citizens alike. In […]
March 4, 2013

Zimbabwe’s farmers turn to rainwater harvesting

ESIGODINI, Zimbabwe (Alertnet) – For the smallholder farmers in arid Esigodini, just south of Bulawayo, the heavy downpours that have hit the area in recent months […]
March 2, 2013

South Africa: Water crises in North West & Mpumalanga towns

The water crisis in many towns in North West and Mpumalanga was just the symptom of a complex problem, according to a report on Friday.
March 1, 2013

Joint Arab plan needed to end water crisis

CAIRO — Arab countries need to evolve an effective strategy to tackle water crisis in the region, Prince Khalid Bin Sultan, Deputy Defense Minister and Honorary […]
February 28, 2013

Top Tips for Choosing the Best Rainwater Harvest Water Tank for Your Needs

The practice of harvesting rain is commonplace in many countries, such as Australia, India, and Europe. For centuries, those who depend on rain for their daily […]
February 27, 2013

Prospects for harvesting water from moons, planets & asteroids

When the Curiosity rover discovered evidence of an ancient stream bed on Mars in late September, it was an important and reassuring discovery. In fact, scientists […]