Aquarista is the leader in Greywater garden irrigation and Rainwater Harvesting systems in South Africa.

Contact Aquarista.

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 […]

SA needs to respect water

SA needs to respect water […]

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”. […]

Home water saving audit

Generally, 40 to 60% of household water is used for non-essential purposes, such as watering gardens and filling swimming pools. To save water, it is best to know how much water you are using, where you are using it, and where you could use it more efficiently. The Excel spreadsheet shows typical water use patterns […]

An end to free water for Cape Town

Save water

“Game-changing” new policies for the use of South Africa’s scarce water resources have been introduced for public comment – including doing away with the universal free drinking water allocation of 25 litres a person a day.

If the policy changes are accepted – and the government appears highly determined to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Acid mine water to be purified

The strategy emphasised water conservation, water demand management, increased use of ground water, reuse of waste water, the creation of dams and transfer schemes, desalination and treatment of AMD. […]

Cape Town Spring water not good enough

Cape Town – While natural spring water may provide a source for industrial and commercial uses of water, it may not be suitable for human consumption, a researcher has said.

“Sixteen springs altogether probably produce a nice little bit of water, compared to what the city uses, but getting all 16 springs together at that […]

South Africa’s businesses urged to manage water usage

SOUTH Africa will run dry by 2050 should no action be taken to conserve water […]