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Will soapy water damage our plants?

A question that is frequently asked of us when we are called to quote on a greywater irrigation systems is, “Will soapy water damage my plants?”

Like in all areas of life there are ways to misuse everything and grey water is no exception. When grey water is filtered properly and used correctly, grey water […]

Laundry detergents are killing the eco-system

Many South Africans are not aware that our popular laundry detergents are polluting the environment. This is not because we are reckless or intentionally waste the laundry soap. Rather this is because the popular washing powder manufactures continue to add useless chemicals, that we the consumer pay for, that do not aid a clean wash. […]

Water Affairs supports Phosphate free detergents

Phosphate, a basic element that is readily used in cleaning detergents to soften water to allow a foamy wash might get the boot. This is after Water and Environmental Affairs Minister, Buyelwa Sonjica gave her support to go phosphate free (zero-P)

There is a misconception that the addition of phosphate to washing power aids in […]