In the old days, coal miners would carry canaries into the mine as an advance warning of danger (the presence of dangerous gasses). If the bird died then it was time to evacuate to safety. With Makhanda, formally known as Grahamstown, in the grip of a water crisis caused by
Adapting to the Water Shortage in South Africa – Start Harvesting Water at Home With winter approaching, South Africans, especially those in drought-stricken areas, are hoping for an above average rainfall. While some areas have an abundance of water, some provinces are struggling to adapt to heavier restrictions and water shortages.
South Africa is experiencing a water crisis that should not be ignored. Every household can do their bit to SAVE WATER. With Green Overall’s proven systems you can save a considerable amount of water every month.GREYWATER SYSTEMGrey water is defined as water from baths, showers, hand basins and clothes washing
A common problem with irrigation systems that use underground borehole and well point water, is the presence of nuisance elements such as Iron and Manganese. These elements are non-hazardous, but chemically similar and frequently cause problems such as staining and blocking of pipelines.What causes this staining?When water is pumped from
Despite some rain, the dam levels are still very low. Last year had the lowest rainfall ever recorded‚ and amidst scientific predictions, there is no guarantee there will be sufficient rain during the coming season. When browsing the news sites you will see headlines of drought-stricken areas, water restrictions, and
In terms of Section 4 of the Water Services Act 108 (No 108 of 1997) and Clause 31 of the Water & Sanitation Services By Law the following will be prohibited from immediate effect:The use of water obtained from the Municipality’s water supply system for: -watering gardens, lawns, grassed areas,
What if this is the last drop?The current low water level situation of the Vaal river will lead to water restrictions and even water outages in large areas in Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Northern Freestate and North West provinces. Kroonstad is already without water for some time now. Green Overall can supply
The official opening of Green Overall, Port Elizabeth and South Africa’s first and only Green Shop, was on the 9th of October 2012. Green Overall is an initiative of Frans van der Merwe of Water Rhapsody.He had a dream of having a one-stop-green-shop, and Green Overall is his dream come