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VIDEO: Water conservation tips – How to conserve water at home

Most of us use far more water at home than we realize. Here are some good home water conservation tips from Patty Kim, of National Geographic’s Green Guide. Patty has numerous tips on how to cut back on water use, from the bathroom to the driveway. Great tips and info. Water conservation efforts should also […]

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South Africa: Municipality responsible for water woes

Johannesburg – The Moretele municipality is responsible for the disruption of water supply in the Ngobi village, North West premier Thandi Modise said on Sunday. “Though the two-day disruption of water supply should have been reported sooner and escalated for prompt intervention, someone within the municipality’s technical section should take responsibility for dereliction of duty,” […]

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Water flows through heart of sustainability challenges

It is in the interests of big business to work with government to ensure the best use of water in the increasingly water-stressed country of South Africa. TEN years ago, South Africa was the focal point of the world media as the host country of the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD). Held a decade […]

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World Environment Day, 05 June 2012

World Environment Day is an annual event that is aimed at being the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action. World Environment Day activities take place all year round but climax on 5 June every year, involving everyone from everywhere.

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Zuni Water Harvesting Techniques

Joel Glanzberg is a palaeohydrologist — he studies water use of ancient American Indians in the Southwest. He says the Zuni in New Mexico used sunken beds called “waffle gardens” for growing high-value crops like tobacco and chiles.

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57% of China’s urban underground water polluted

BEIJING – Underground water in 57 percent of monitoring sites across Chinese cities have been found polluted or extremely polluted, the Economic Information Daily reported on Monday, quoting figures from the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP).

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South Africa: Lesotho Highlands Water Project in numbers

2986m m³ of water a year are transferred from the Lesotho mountains’ Katse and Mohale dams to South Africa’s Vaal River system through the Lesotho Highlands Water Project, phase 1, completed in 2004.

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Reasons to Install an Underground Water Tank

Rainwater harvesting involves the direct collection of rainwater, which can be “recharged” into ground water either to increase the ground water level or by storing in underground rain water tanks. Storing water underground in water tanks is not a new concept and has been carried out for hundreds of years with huge underground chambers. By […]

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A Visual Tour of a JoJo Tanks Factory in South Africa

 JoJo Tanks are the largest plastic tank manufacturer in South Africa See a few pictures of a JoJo Tanks factory.  JoJo Tanks are the largest South African manufacturer of plastic water tanks, septic and chemical storage tanks for the agriculture, industrial and residential markets.

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