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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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Let there be water

All that happens is a hiss, maybe a few splats of brown sludge, many South Africans will know the feeling of “here we go again”. […]

Ample water available for Medupi

Medupi power station

THE item “Little water for a thirsty Medupi” (July 24) was misleading and misinformed.

The Department of Water Affairs is developing the Crocodile River (West) Water Augmentation Project (MCWAP) in phases to meet the existing and future water requirements in the Lephalale area, including the Medupi power station.

The first […]

Durban water project includes salt sales and shrimp

South Africa’s water demand will outstrip available supply by 2025 to 2030 […]

A SIMPLE GREY WATER SYSTEM FOR FOOD SECURITY

HiltonVillage.co.za recently met with the Zunckels at their home to see how their newly installed grey water garden irrigation system is working out. Kevan and Karen are both environmentalists and Karen is the founder of iPhepha Beads and Co-ordinator of SLIP the Sustainable Living and Indigenous Plant fair. I am happy to report that their […]

South Africa could run out of water: Molewa

“There have been many predictions and pronouncements in the past… that say South Africa will run out of [clean] water.” She said this was a possibility if South Africans did not help to prevent it […]

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. […]

SA & Lesotho presidents to tackle water project issues

South Africa and Lesotho were working together to ensure sustainable energy provision in both countries […]