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The hidden cost of water cuts

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

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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What to do with greywater

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

What to do with rainwater

I found this fantastic blog, which tells the story so much better than I could. Of course it relates to another city, in another country, but it’s well worth a read.

Basically, a US study found that if a city captured and used the rain that fell on its rooftops, it could meet the water […]

Water shortage warning:

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The drought is giving us an unwelcome lesson in the state’s preparations for drought.

Greywater recycling could reduce water use by 30%

It starts at “Normal,” with no need for reduced water use.

Phase Two is “Water Shortage Watch,” with a goal of 5 percent reduction in water consumption.

Phase […]

Safe use of greywater for vegetable gardening

Safe use of greywater for urban food production

The potential contribution of household and urban food gardens to food security is limited by a shortage of water which can be used to supplement rainfall. Greywater may help to overcome this limitation by providing a dependable source of water that is under the control of […]

A green light for Lanseria Corporate Estate

Treated water is then returned to the environment for irrigation and other greywater uses, which should result in substantial water savings at the estate. […]

Grey technology saves water

“Have you ever had the opportunity to watch your kids stare out the window after a bath and watch as their bath water gently sprays out onto the garden? To them this is a moment of utter amazement.” […]

Greywater garden irrigation vs. Boreholes

heard of the concept of showering more to save water, then it might sound counter intuitive, but… […]

7 Gardening Myths

Do you sometimes wonder if your green thumb is browning around the edges? You follow conventional wisdom, but you just don’t get the results promised. You mulch this and fertilize that, yet your garden doesn’t thrive. It’s enough to make you want to hang up your hoe.

Well friend, you may be victim of garden […]