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Water conservation is now critical ~ Zimbabwe

There are growing fears that by 2025, half of the world’s population will not have sufficient water supplies to meet its needs. […]

Western Cape Rainfall pattern | January

It is advised that household use alternative sources of water, including greywater to irrigate gardens and to conserve water where possible. It should be encouraged that all communities start practicing water saving behaviours. […]

Groundwater – Everything You Need to Know

it can take centuries, or even millennia, for groundwater levels to be replenished naturally. The Great Artesian Basin in Australia has water that is two million years old! […]

What our dam levels aren’t warning us about

depending on the quality of rainfall either ground water (aquifers) or dam recharge is favoured. Even as our dams might be close to full, our underground water supplies might not be. […]

Bergvliet – Borehole runs dry.

At the start of December it is unusual for a borehole to have run dry, or is it? It has already happened to one Bergvliet property that I know of.

After receiving a distressed message for a Bergvliet resident that her borehole had run dry she was wanting to know what her options were. It […]

Beaufort West – Water crisis!

It is only a matter of time before boreholes and wellpoints start drying up and force homeowner to search for alternative sources of water. […]

2010 November dam levels

The state of the main dams supplying the Cape metropolitan area as compared to the five previous years is reflected in the table below. It is important to bear in mind that the time to save water is when there is water to save, and we should therefore not become complacent about our water saving efforts. […]

Study: Overpumping Draws Down the World’s Groundwater Reserves

The rate at which these critical groundwater aquifers are being sucked dry doubled between 1960 and 2000. The trend, which contributes to the rise of sea levels, at the same time threatens the fresh water supplies around the globe. […]

My Garden

Greywater irrigation is the perfect solution to keeping a green garden throughout summer while being exempt from watering restriction. Get your free quote today […]

All you need to know: Borehole and wellpoint water

Over the past few years there has been a shift in the mentality amount garden owners about tapping into ground water for irrigation purposes. The initial attitude was one of complete abundance, almost as if the ground several metres below us is soaked in water.

Irrigating with borehole water

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