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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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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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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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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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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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