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Saving Water in South Africa is Non-Negotiable!

South Africa faces significant water challenges due to the combination of our rapidly growing population and increasingly unreliable rainfall due to climate change. 

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Asteroids from inner solar system may be source of Earth’s water

Washington: Asteroids from the inner solar system may be the source of the majority of Earth’s water, a new study has claimed, contradicting the belief that most of our planet’s water originated in the outer solar system.

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VIDEO: Simple Rain Water Harvesting Tank System

The above short video demonstrates how easy it is to set up a simple, effective rainwater harvesting system with a series of plastic water tanks.  The multiple water tanks could be replaced with one or two bigger tanks, such as a 10000 litre water tank.  If a more sophisticated rainwater system is desired, underground water […]

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VIDEO: How to make rain barrel / rain water tank system

A guide to making your own simple rainwater harvesting system using a plastic rain barrel or rain water tank The above video demonstrates how easy it is to make your own rainwater harvesting system with a ‘rain barrel’.  If you want more rain water storage capacity and want to use the rainwater for drinking, ensure […]

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How to select the ideal rain water tank

Installing a rain water storage tank is advantageous to any homeowner, since the additional supply of water gives liberty to utilize water as they please and be free from any water restrictions Below are a number of tips that will be of great importance when it comes to purchasing water tanks:

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Why You Should Bet on a Rain Water Tank this Summer

Rainwater collection is one of the oldest means of collecting water for domestic purposes. Archeological evidence attests to the capture of rainwater as far back as 4,000 years ago, and the concept of rainwater harvesting in China may date back 6,000 years. Unfortunately, as societies became more technologically advanced, the simple practice of rainwater harvesting […]

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VIDEO: How To Make A Cheap Rain Barrel / Rain Water Tank

Step by step instruction on how to make the cheapest and easiest rain barrel. You’ll be able to find a food-grade barrel in your area and make one of these for very cheaply. The parts are available at hardware and irrigation stores. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to make your rain barrel:

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Saving water is always good

Water plays a deeply under-appreciated role in our day-to-day lives considering its constant use in cooking, cleaning, bathing, and recreational activities; and on a grander scale, the production of everything from fresh produce, to hydro electricity, and plastics. So, imagine for a moment how a water shortage might affect your life. Although Canada has touted […]

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Tips for Safe Rain Water Harvesting & Rainwater Tanks

Harvesting rain water can be an efficient and cost-effective way to provide your home with sustainable water. Rather than drinking water that has been stored in dams, treated with chemicals, and pumped through miles of pipes, rainwater collection keeps it close to the source. However, before setting up a home rain water harvesting system, precautions […]

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