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6 Tips for Conserving Water While Travelling

These water conservation tips are not only applicable when travelling but when you are at home too. Water conservation habits in addition water conservation systems such as rain water tanks, will make a huge difference to the global water issues if enough people do this. 6 Tips for Conserving Water While Travelling Water is one […]

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‘No Drop Report’ to monitor water losses in South Africa

South Africa being the water-scarce nation that it is, needs all the intervention it can get to reduce water losses and water wastage. Infrastructure will need to be repaired and upgraded and better technicians and experts in the field will need to be employed. This will all add up and inevitably result in higher water […]

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Five Simple Money & Water $avers

These simple water and money saving tips are worthwhile in the long run – both financially and environmentally. Combine them with water conservation systems such as grey water recycling and rainwater harvesting tanks to potentially reduce your water bills to zero. With water bills rising and many water tables going down, it makes eco-sense and […]

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Quick Water Conservation Tips

Here are some quick water conservation tips that can save water and money.  When these water saving tips are combined with water conservation measures such as rainwater harvesting tanks and grey water recycling, savings on the monthly water bill can be substantial. Verify your home is leak free–read your water meter before and after a […]

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Rainwater Collection: Affordable Conservation

As the article below states, rainwater harvesting is addictive!  Once you see how a simple rain barrel or drum can be set up easily and cheaply, most people want to harvest more of this precious and free resouce.  By all means start small (and inexpensively) with a simple rain water system then, once you are […]

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The Green Factor of Grey Water

Water conservation is becoming a must for everyone, especially in water scarce South Africa. Greywater recycling can save significant amounts of water and is an environmentally sound practice, as the article below mentions.  Grey water recycling and rainwater harvesting combined can save even more water; rain water tanks also reduce monthly water bills and increase […]

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10 essential things businesses must know in a water scarce world

Businesses certainly need to take into account growing water scarcity issues around the world.  In South Africa, a water-scarce nation, businesses will need to take practical steps to increase water efficiency, reduce waste and engage in water conservation such as greywater recycling and rainwater harvesting tanks. While ongoing change to global and regional hydrology cannot […]

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Grey Water: Is it Safe?

Grey water should be utilised more, especially for irrigation as it contains nutrients that plants thrive on and can reduce the need for fertiliser applications.  The important thing to remember for simple grey water irrigation systems is that it should not be stored in water tanks for more than 24 hours – the bacteria load […]

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Condensate Harvesting 101: How Is it Done?

The article below explains how water from a source that most people wouldn’t think of – such as from air conditioners – can be captured and stored in water tanks to supplement municipal water supplies. As a rapidly growing population competes for limited water on a planet that struggles to sustain the nearly seven billion […]

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