Tag Archives: Water tips

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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Groundwater Pollution

Groundwater pollution is a very serious problem. Unlike a lot of the pollution on the surface waters, like trash floating in the bay, groundwater pollution is harder to recognize until after illness has occurred. Groundwater, which is the  water that … 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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Saving Water in industry

by Michelle Hardy-Berrington – Business Link Magazine Wastage of water by business is both antisocial in times of drought and a waste of money. Business Link has uncovered the following hints to help save water and improve the bottom line: … Continue reading

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Michelle Garforth-Venter’s Conservation Tips:

Going Waterwise in the Garden      You should be watering your garden very early in the morning or in the early evening as this helps reduce and prevent evaporation and allows for moisture to be taken in by the soil. Only … Continue reading

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Water Conservation Song

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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 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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