Tag Archives: Port Elizabeth

Rain Fall figures as on 05 July 2011

Port Elizabeth   St Albumd 22mm Chetty 28mm Airport 40mm Lovemore Heights 46mm 3rd Ave Dip 47mm Riverstone Bridge 48mm Lorraine 52mm Parsons Hill 60mm     Humansdorp 40mm Uitenhage 12mm East London 42mm Grahamstown 27mm Addo 19mm Somerset East … Continue reading

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Latest Rainfall Figures as on 26 & 27 June 2011

EASTERN CAPE 26/06 08:00 ADDO ELEPHANT PARK 02   BISHO 02   CAPE ST FRANCIS 18   FLOWER RESERVE ARS 14   GRAHAMSTOWN 07   JOUBERTINA AWS 15   NGQURA (COEGA) 06   PATENSIE 02   PORT ALFRED – AIRPORT … Continue reading

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Storm activity over Nelson Mandela Bay area

31 May 2011, 8:17

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The Nooitgedacht Low Level Scheme

While the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro still suffers from strict water restrictions, the Municipality has in the meantime started with the upgrading of the Nooitgedacht Low Level Scheme. This upgrade, at a cost of R450 million, is aimed at allowing … Continue reading

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Solar Water Heating

People have been using solar power for many years to heat up their water, light up their homes and for general low-voltage appliances. Solar power energy is now more easily accessible to the public than ever before, and millions of … Continue reading

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Winter Offer on Water Tanks

Click here for latest specials 1000 L  = R1047.49 2500 L = R1834.10 5000 L = R2608.89 Prices valid until end of July 2010. Make use of this wonderful opportunity!

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Desalination plant in Bay

SWARTKOPS has been selected as the site for a R750-million water desalination plant which forms part of Nelson Mandela Bay’s emergency drought measures. Water and sanitation director Barry Martin told a briefing yesterday Swartkops had been selected because of its … Continue reading

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Wind Turbine for Port Elizabeth

THE Windy City is going to be living up to its reputation.  Two wind farms that will generate a combined 70MW of power are planned for Port Elizabeth – one in the Coega industrial development zone (IDZ) and the other … 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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The Green Drop Report

          Municipalities battling to manage human waste will be scrutinised by the state. Water Affairs Minister Buyelwa Sonjica on Friday vowed a turn-around strategy will be implemented, to improve performance. Her ministry released its Green Drop … Continue reading

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