Category Archives: Grey water

Water Security, what you can do

[Translate] This is how can Eco-h2o Water Conservation Systems can help you save water, money and give you the water security you need.   Rainwater Harvesting System   The Rainwater harvesting system will divert and sieve the rainwater from your … Continue reading

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SA is at a critical time for water & sanitation planning

[Translate] South Africa is at a critical time for water and sanitation planning, according to Trevor Balzer, deputy director general: strategic and emergency projects at the Department of Water and Sanitation. Addressing the Annual Water Stewardship Summit in Sandton on … Continue reading

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2017/2018 Water and Sewage Tariffs

[Translate] Water & Sewer increase by 12.2% Here are the new increases in our water and sewage:  The average household will now be paying and additional 12.2% and no longer gets the first 6kl free. Here is the break down … Continue reading

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R7bn in water is lost each year in SA

[Translate] Many dams are at satisfactory levels, although North West, Limpopo and Mpumalanga still face challenges. South Africa, a water-scarce country, racks up R7 billion in water losses annually, according to Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane. Mokonyane was addressing … Continue reading

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Rainwater Harvesting

[Translate] Rainwater Harvesting.   We are faced with a water crisis due to the scarcity of usable water resources. In world terms, only three percent of all water on Earth is freshwater and most of this is frozen in the … Continue reading

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How to save water without changing your lifestyle.

[Translate] How to save water without changing your lifestyle. The average household consumes approximately 240lt of water per person per day. That means that for a household with four people in it, 960lt of water is used every day which … Continue reading

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Acid mine drainage is still a problem

[Translate] JOHANNESBURG – Eyewitness News has learned government spent R25 million on a ‘feasibility report’ to establish a long-term solution for acid mine drainage, but two years later the report’s findings have not been implemented. In 2012, urgent concerns were … 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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SA’s integrated water system launches

[Translate] The Department of Water Affairs has created a new online water services system, the National Integrated Water Information System (NIWIS), a data portal for water management institutions. It will allow commercial water users, researchers and the general public to … Continue reading

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