Category Archives: Grey Water Recycling

Grey Water Diverter

Grey Water Systems In time of drought it wise to collect and re-use your grey water for irrigation purposes.   Grey Water is defined as water from: ·         Bath ·         Shower ·         Hand basins in bathroom and ·         Laundry.   … Continue reading

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World Wetlands Day, 2 February

What is World Wetlands Day? 2 February each year is World Wetlands Day. This day marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar on the shores of … Continue reading

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Have your say on Waste Management in Nelson Mandela Bay!

Press Release January 9, 2012 The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality (NMBM) is currently reviewing its Integrated Waste Management Plan (IWMP), which is a planning tool that will guide the Municipality’s waste management activities over the next five years and we … Continue reading

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What is a Carbon Footprint?

What is a Carbon Footprint? Carbon refer to Carbon Dioxide, a colourless odourless gas, formed by the burning of carbon/fossil fuels, or breathed out by animals/humans from the lungs Footprint – Impression of a human or an animal foot on … Continue reading

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What is Climate Change?

Outline of the potential problem of climate change and its cause as understood by the South African Weather Service The climate of the world varies from one decade to another, and a changing climate is natural and expected. However, there … Continue reading

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Phosphate in Washing Powder destroy Water Eco Systems.

Phosphate is a nutrient that is essential for plant growth and is found naturally in the environment. But the excess use of phosphates by humans is overloading our water bodies, which can lead to toxic algal blooms. Have a look … Continue reading

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Bitou council hopes ease Plett’s water problems

  Themba Boyi |   The Bitou Municipality has put out a tender for the construction of a desalination plant.The Water Affairs Department and the municipality have signed an agreement for the release of R20,000,000 to construct the plant in … Continue reading

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Innovations needed as climate change sees water supplies dwindle – Andrew Muir

LARGELY due to climate change, South Africa is becoming drier from the west to the east. Climate modelling for our area shows that our annual precipitation (rainfall) will reduce by between 10% and 15% at current warming levels. As a … Continue reading

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Saving Water in industry

by Michelle Hardy-Berrington – Business Link Magazine Wastage of water by business is both antisocial in times of drought and a waste of money. Business Link has uncovered the following hints to help save water and improve the bottom line: … Continue reading

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Photos of Dam Levels in Port Elizabeth

Click here for pics of the Algoa FM Dam tour on 18 January 2010

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