Category Archives: Rainwater Harvesting

Possibly Steep Municipal Increases during 2012

Residents may have to brace themselves for steep increases when the new municipal service charge comes into effect on July 1 this year. It is expected that electricity will increase with a massive 25% , while rates and service charges … Continue reading

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Disruption in Water Supply

Residents requested to save water as transformer malfunction could affect supply Residents from large parts of Nelson Mandela Bay could experience the disruption in their water supply by lunch time today after an electrical transformer at the Loerie Water Treatment … 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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Go Green in 4 Weeks!

  Four weeks doesn’t sound like a long time, but by making small changes every day for a month you will be able to tackle the task of Going Green with ease. WEEK 1 Day 1: Start with you paper. … Continue reading

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Water Costs in Nelson Mandela Metro

Residential consumers should be aware of the fact that water charges are calculated based on daily average consumption. The July and August reading dates for your meter appear on you July statement; alternatively a copy of your statement is obtainable … Continue reading

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Water Restrictions eased for Nelson Mandela Bay

The punitive water tariffs and water usage restrictions will be eased in the Nelson Mandela Bay. The water tariffs will be lifted with effect from 1 August 2011 and the decreased water usage restrictions will take effect from 25 July … Continue reading

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Restrictions remain for Metro

Despite calls from businesses and residents to drop restrictions, the municipality would not say  when water restrictions would be dropped or eased. “We have not yet received any official notification from Water Affairs explaining when it will lift its restrictions,” … Continue reading

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Wind Power in South Africa

Kilian Hagemann, director at G7 Renewable Energies (one of SA’s leading large-scale wind farm developers), rates wind power as the leading technology available to meet South Africa’s renewable energy targets. “It’s the only technology that has really been successfully rolled … Continue reading

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Water Tank Special!

These Jojo tank prices are valid until the end of August 2011, only on the 2500l and 5000l (VAT and Delivery included), the other prices remain the same:   Contact us for your tank orders as soon as possible. Visit … Continue reading

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