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Water crisis worst blunder of 2010

In a country afflicted by a scarcity of water, a fast-growing population and ageing infrastructure, our water predicament has now become a ticking time bomb […]

We have taps but no water supply

taps were installed in the villagers’ homes three years ago, but that the taps were not connected to a water supply yet. […]

Fears are confirmed at Cape Town rethinks water

Ways to address the issue including drilling into ground water resources and desalination have been discussed but both are entirely unsustainable. Currently the city halfheartedly supports greywater recycling and rainwater harvesting […]

Growing concerns over water crisis

A looming water crisis and regulatory red tape add significant risks to South Africa’s mining industry, according to Anthony Turton, director at Touchstone Resources. […]

It’s a no brainer: Rain harvesting

It’s crazy to be paying for water to be drained off, processed by the utility company and returned to you when the original water is fine to use for showering, washing hands, flushing your toilet and irrigating your garden. […]

How much water is needed to produce 1kg of beef?

Scientists have calculated that we would actually save more water by forgoing one pound of beef, or four hamburgers, than by not showering for at least six months. […]

Facing the Water Crisis

A decrease in the quality of water will have negative and different effects on the individual economic sectors. […]

Water tariffs are going up… up… up!!!

The National Planning Commission is warning households that there will be a “real increase” to the price of water. […]

Collecting Rainwater

It is expected that even major cities such as Cape Town, will implement dramatic water tariff increases as a means to curb household water consumption. With these proposed tariff increases, the first of which are expected early in summer […]

Irrigate your garden every day

The Water Rhapsody Grey Water System provides you with a constant source of water for your plants everyday of the year by using recycled water from your shower, bath, or washing machine for irrigation. This second use of water allows you care for your plants throughout the year, even in seasons of drought and allows you to practice responsible conservation irrigation. […]