Category Archives: Weather

Residents to conserve water supply as two pipelines washed away due to flood

Press Release   August 2, 2012 Executive Mayor Zanoxolo Wayile called on residents of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality to conserve water today as two pipelines that supplies the city with water from the Churchill and Impofu dams collapsed. Mr … 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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Latest Rainfall Figures in Eastern Cape

EASTERN CAPE  03 July 2011 CAPE ST FRANCIS 28 FLOWER RESERVE 10 JOUBERTINA AWS 01 NGQURA (COEGA) 03 PORT ELIZABETH 11 THIRD AVENUE DIP 26 TSITSIKAMMA 15

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No vision in Karoo fracking plans

A well written article from the Green Times: What is it going to take to stop the plans to threaten our sensitive Karoo region from being destroyed by Shell’s plans to blow it apart in search of natural gas? A … Continue reading

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Water Tanks -6 Reasons Why You Should Have One

There was a time – not that long ago – when almost every house had its own water tank and harvesting rainwater was something that just happened during the course of life, not a big environmental event. But as more … 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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Rain-making lasers could trigger showers on demand

Lasers that stimulate condensation may help to induce rain artificially. Zeeya Merali Make rain while the laser shines.J-P. Wolf / University of Geneva   The rain dance is getting a twenty-first-century revamp using laser technology. Optical physicists have demonstrated that … Continue reading

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