Monthly Archives: December 2009

WWF sounds warning over SA’s resource shortages

The power-supply crisis and looming fresh-water shortage are early warning signs that South Africa needs to curb use of natural resources, global wildlife fund WWF said on Wednesday. “South Africa has a narrowing time window in which to act decisively … Continue reading

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Port Elizabeth Average Rainfall

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year mm 32.7 34.7 49.6 48.3 61.4 51.2 49.5 56.8 61.1 58.0 54.8 40.7 599.5 inches 1.3 1.4 2.0 1.9 2.4 2.0 1.9 2.2 2.4 2.3 2.2 … Continue reading

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Guest houses in Port Elizabeth & Eastern Cape can save water

Guest houses generate a lot of grey water from both the laundry and the bathrooms.  How can they then save water?  Waste water from the laundry, baths and showers are termed “grey water”.  This can be recycled and re-used to … Continue reading

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Water Restrictions take effect in Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has enforced water restrictions from Monday 12 October 2009, in the light of water shortages as a result of low dam levels in the catchment areas. Currently the Municipality’s supply dams only have enough water … Continue reading

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Rainwater for all

Rainwater Rainwater Water saving

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Water Saving Tips

1.  Harvest Grey Water 2.  Harvest Rain Water 3. No dripping taps 4.  Install new fixtures like duel flush toilets or low flow shower heads 5. Cultivate good water habits

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