Monthly Archives: August 2015

The “Drinkable Book” for treating water

[Translate] A book with pages that can be torn out to filter drinking water has proved effective in its first field trials. The “drinkable book” combines treated paper with printed information on how and why water should be filtered. Its … Continue reading

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The new ‘water’ tight plan for a leaking economy

[Translate] The new plan which will be launched soon will save water, billions of rands and create thousands of jobs. President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday said a plan to save water and billions of rands in losses, and create thousands … Continue reading

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Rain on its way

[Translate] Above average rainfall is expected in the North West this spring, but it will be too late for some farmers affected by the drought in the province. “If you look at the long-term seasonal forecast, we do expect above normal rain. … Continue reading

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