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
The Western Cape is facing severe challenges with a once in a hundred years drought. We are, however, not alone in facing water challenges. The drought spreading across southern Europe has fuelled wildfires in Italy and Spain. In America, Texas and California have also struggled under multi-year droughts that took them years to recover from. Global water saving initiatives that
There is no truer saying than the one stating that teamwork makes the dream work. We here at Green Overall have an entire team dedicated to client service, support, and satisfaction. It all starts with our clients, our work ethics, and our standards. Our success is not just measured by
Saving water a global responsibility Saving water is a global responsibility and no longer just an African thing. For a long time, this has been the general consensus, but recent studies have shown that water scarcity is not just affecting the African continent but rather have become a worldwide problem.
Grey Water Gardening Giving Purpose to Second Hand Water Grey water gardening is not just for the experts. It is for anyone who loves to spend time in the garden. Keeping the green theme going, grey water harvesting is a perfect solution to an ongoing water shortage problem. Not only is it
Water Friendly Community Saving Water Together Water 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
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 SYSTEM Grey water is defined as water from baths, showers, hand basins and
So, it’s official: Cape Town has reached crisis level and has been declared a disaster area for the first time since 1904! And Cape Town is looking for a water wise hero… A hero to take the lead, teach and install. Cape Town needs Grey Water, now, more than ever.
Tips for keeping the bits out of your rainwater harvesting tank. In some parts of the country, the drought warnings have become less frequent as the rain begins to fall. This is happy news for those who have rainwater harvesting tanks, as the tanks will be filling up nicely to
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%