Aquarista is the leader in Greywater garden irrigation and Rainwater Harvesting systems in South Africa.

Contact Aquarista.

Water outage expected in Ladysmith unless it rains

Save water

Western Cape authorities say they fear Ladismith may experience a drought if its local dam doesn’t fill up soon.

Following unusually low rainfall in the area in recent years, the Jan F Le Grange dam is unable to sustain the town.

Officials say a crack in the dam wall has exacerbated the […]

The emerging water crisis in South Africa

The emerging water crisis in South Africa […]

Cape Town water demand below peak level

The Department of Water Affairs has previously warned that the city’s available water will be fully utilised by 2019 due to growth in the population and the economy […]

Durban water project includes salt sales and shrimp

South Africa’s water demand will outstrip available supply by 2025 to 2030 […]

Desalination for Cape Town

The city wants to increase its water supplies and is now looking to the sea. […]

Large scale desalination for SA

the City of Cape Town was also looking at large-scale desalination to augment its water supply. […]

Acid mine water to be purified

The strategy emphasised water conservation, water demand management, increased use of ground water, reuse of waste water, the creation of dams and transfer schemes, desalination and treatment of AMD. […]

Acid mine water: Is Gauteng dying?

Acid mine water, now so prevalent in Gauteng, has until recently generally been regarded as the industrialists’ and mine owners’ problem. However, the stage has now been reached in Gauteng’s Central, Western and Eastern Basins in which much property with foundations reaching below ground level is threatened.

Acid Mine Drainage (AMD), which is contaminated water […]

South Africa’s $40 Billion Water Gap Threatens Economy

Concrete patches on the canals snaking through Nico Greeff’s vineyards betray constant repairs to an outmoded irrigation system that’s the lifeblood of farming in South Africa’s arid west.

“The water infrastructure is about 60 years old and the lifespan of a surfaced canal is about 40 years,” Greeff, 55, said on his farm near Vredendal, […]

Toilet water can be purified

Yuck! This is the response in most instances to the proposal to recycle water from sewage effluent.

But experts warn that there are already substances in our water supply that might draw similar reaction – and we drink it anyway.

Durban plans to become the first South African city to purify and recycle sewage into […]