Rain finally arrives in Johannesburg

The rain has finally arrived. Most areas in Gauteng had their first rains for the summer this afternoon. Whilst it is not our usual afternoon thunder storm, it heralds the start of the rainy season.

Make the most of our rainfall by installing a rainwater harvesting system. Rainwater is collected from gutters, filtered in the downpipes with our RainRunner and stored in a water tank or water tanks. This water is then pumped into the home for general use saving huge amounts on your water bills.

Gauteng has a looming water crisis on its doorstep. By harvesting rainwater, you can be independent of municipal supply for the entire rainy season and not leave yourself at the mercy of our municipalities.

Saving water can be taken further by fitting Water Rhapsody’s Multi-Flush mechanism in your toilets reducing the amount of water used each time you flush. Instead of the cistern emptying an average of 12-13 litres each time you flush, you use only what is need. This can be as little as 1-2 litres each flush saving you 10 litres per flush. At one flush per day, each person can save 3’650 litres per year. A family of four can save 15’000 litres per year and that is if you only flush once per day which is probably only a quarter of what we use each day.

Grey water reuse is another great way of reducing your water consumption. You water your garden for free as this water is water that normally goes straight down the drain!

Each of these systems reduces the draw down on your rainwater tank and the rainwater goes even further saving you even more on your water bills. All our systems, used together can save you up to 90% on your municipal water account.

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