Tag Archives: Waterwise

Disruption in Water Supply

Residents requested to save water as transformer malfunction could affect supply Residents from large parts of Nelson Mandela Bay could experience the disruption in their water supply by lunch time today after an electrical transformer at the Loerie Water Treatment … 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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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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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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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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Earth Day angers greenies

  An Ohio river so polluted that it caught fire. A spectacular California coastline covered in slimy oil from an offshore drilling snafu. These were the two main events that prompted the first Earth Day event 40 years ago in … 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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Is Grahamstown’s water safe yet?

Many of the attendees at the water forum were frustrated that there were no clear cut answers as to whether Grahamstown’s water is safe to drink. Even though there was a consultant panel of scientists and what Rhodes Vice- Chancellor … 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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