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The emerging water crisis in South Africa

The emerging water crisis in South Africa […]

What is greywater recycling

If you’re unfamiliar with this type of recycling, the No. 1 question on your mind is likely: What is greywater, anyway?

To put it simply, greywater is water from bathroom sinks, tubs, showers and laundry washing machines. Despite frequent confusion, greywater does not include water from toilets, kitchen sinks and automatic dishwashers (this is called […]

The hidden cost of water cuts

“We were without water for 12 days except for early in the morning most days, […]

Water Rate and Tariff for Cape Town 2013-2014

Cape Town domestic water tariff’s are up with the highest increase in the 6 – 10.5 kl tariff […]

Gauteng wastes R7.8bn worth of water

A total of 480 980 000 kilolitres of water – the equivalent of 2.5 Hartbeespoort dams or 192 392 Olympic size swimming pools – were lost. […]

The right to sufficient water!

Chapter 2 of the Constitution under Section 27 gives every South African the right to sufficient water. I suspect that those of us who are fortunate enough to have sufficient access don’t always realize exactly how difficult life can be without it.

Imagine not being able to wash your body, your clothes, your food or […]

Green Tips

– Keeping water hot takes up a major share of your electricity bill. Switch the geyser off during the day to save electricity.

– Buy a geyser blanket to help keep the water hot and use less electricity.

– Grow indigenous plants in your garden. They’re tougher and usually require less water than alien varieties.

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Tap greywater before fresh water runs dry

South Africans seem to be a bit behind on taking up the initiative to conserve water, the main perceived reason being that water is not seen as being expensive enough. […]

What to do with greywater

Established in 1994, Water Rhapsody, in many ways wrote the rule books on greywater reuse and recycling […]

Benifits of Greywater recycling outway potential risks

A quick review of greywater recycling indicate that the benifits far out weigh any potential risksand that the potential risks can easily be overcome.

Benifits:

A growing population — Cape Town is still expanding rapidly and much is needs to be done to enable all household receive fresh water. The city has a limited […]