In the words of Benjamin Franklin: “When the well is dry, we know the worth of water.” The average South African household tends to use about 250 litres of water a day. That amounts to 7 500 litres a month. Experts say that South Africa will run out of water in 2030 unless there is
Water is a Threatened Natural Resource Although our planet is covered in water (70% of the earth’s surface is covered in water). The biggest portion (98%) of the water is in our oceans which makes it unfit for drinking or irrigation because of the salt content. That means only 2%
Rainwater Harvesting SystemsRainwater Harvesting Systems are growing in popularity and have proven to be a money saver. Despite the successes of such systems, some are still asking if it is worth the cost if municipal water from the tap is not expensive at all. The simple answer is yes and
Rainwater Harvestings Systems have for a long time been one of the most efficient solutions for collecting and storing water around your home. When opting for such a system the next decision is where to place it. Here are 4 factors to consider when choosing the location of your water
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.
The South African water crisis is a very sensitive topic amongst those living in areas affected who have to endure extreme water restrictions. None so more than Capetonians who are affected the most by the looming water crisis. What was considered to be a localised situation affecting the Western Cape is now spreading to the Eastern Cape and other
Water Friendly Community Saving Water TogetherWater Friendly Community Saving Water Together. There are a lot of water saving tips available that is really helpful and to date, with people being water wise, major saving efforts have reaped success. That said, South Africa, and the Western Cape in particular, is not out of the woods