Tag Archives: Water Conservation

Jojo Tank Prices for June 2016

  5000l Vertical Jojo Tank = R3669.80 excl Vat(EC Province only) R3725.70 Excl Vat – Rest of SA 2500l Vertical Jojo Tank = R2129.13 Excl Vat(EC Province only) R2440.90 Excl Vat – Rest of SA     Delivery in Eastern … Continue reading

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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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The Package of Decisions made at COP 17 in Durban 2011:

The Package of decisions known as the Durban Platform, centered around adaption, green climate fund, technology and strategies to support developing countries. Work will begin on this immediately under a new group called the Ad Hoc Working Group on the … Continue reading

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Global Water Scarcity

Threat or Opportunity for Aquaculture? (An Article by Leslie Ter Morshuizen from Aquaculture Innovations) The shortage of suitable freshwater resources is fast becoming a global catastrophe. How do we know this? In the 20th century the global population tripled and … Continue reading

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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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Get the frack out of my Karoo

Oh good, we’ve found a new way to ruin the environment Matthew Du Plessis: “Fracking” doesn’t mean what it used to mean. In the good old days, it was a wholesome substitute for an unprintable expletive – used to its … 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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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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Ways to reduce your electricity bill Step three:

Get a geyser blanket The exact savings are hard to predict, but fitting a geyser blanket around your geyser and insulating your hot water pipes is recommended, says Palmer, as these prevent heat loss when the geyser is switched off. … Continue reading

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