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Water outage expected in Ladysmith unless it rains

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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 […]

Water usage identified as important way to ease electricity crisis

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Stellenbosch University’s Eugene Cloete on Wednesday presented a report commissioned by the Department of Science and Technology, and prepared by a panel of local and international experts from the Academy of Science of SA. The experts volunteered their time.

The State of Green Technologies in SA report was released as […]

Large parts of Johannesburg with out water

While South Africans are bracing for regular power cuts, Johannesburg residents will be without water this weekend.

The city will be doing maintenance on its Eikenhof Pump Station from Saturday evening at 6pm until Sunday evening at 7pm.

Johannesburg Water’s Eleanor Mavimbela says large parts of the city will be affected.

“Roodepoort, Randburg, Soweto, Langlaagte […]

JOHANNESBURG WATER SHORTAGE ENTERS THIRD DAY

By using a water tank to store a possible combination of rainwater or municipal water, many of the issues experienced by those without out water could be avoided […]

What to do with all this rain

Rainwater harvesting for indoor use is one of the many applications we can put rainwater to […]

Water shortage crisis looming in South Africa

South Africa faces a massive water shortage in the near future, but contingency plans are already in place […]

The end of free water – Free water taps to be turned off

Talks are under way to stop providing 6000litres of water a month free to residents deemed able to pay for all the water they consume. […]

Rainwater Harvesting A New Cost For Home Buyers

It is recommended rainwater be stored in tanks and then sent back into the home, to be used for baths, showers, laundry and toilet flushing. […]

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 […]

Harvested Rainwater Harbors Pathogens

South Africa has been financing domestic rainwater harvesting tanks in informal low-income settlements and rural areas in five of that nation’s nine provinces […]