Tag Archives: grey water recycling

Precious water

Reuse and Recycle Grey Water

Californians are catching on! In the middle of the drought they are struggling through, some individuals are learning to put some of their waste water (grey water) to good use. Water which we would normally throw down the drain, is now used to keep gardens green during water restrictions. It is also a money saver! Grey water from your shower, bath, bathroom hand basin and clothes washing machine and your garden will love it! Water from your toilet or kitchen is classified as “black water”. This video was posted by FOX […]

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Baby in the Bath

Sorry, Water SOLD OUT

People of today are fortunate. More so than most care to acknowledge. Throughout history, there have always been the poor and the rich. The poor in the 21st century don’t have indoor plumbing or fresh running water. But then, neither did the rich 200 years ago. Water is a precious commodity which will surely be the root cause of wars in years to come. Humans cannot survive more than 3 days without water (although personally, a day without water sounds like a cruel form of torture). Now, drinking water is […]

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Don't throw money down the drain. Save water.

Water Saving is Money Saving

If you have a garden, this article is particularly relevant to you. If you have nothing but one toilet and a tiny bath, you still need to pay attention… According to Dr Ronnie McKenzie, managing director of the engineering company Water Resource Planning, South Africa is overdue for drought. It’s coming and we all need to take a serious look at our own usage. To avoid the hassle of your garden going brown due to water restrictions or an astronomical water bill when prices increase, keep reading. Take a moment […]

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Greywater and Rainwater Harvesting

Everyday millions of people, like you, wake up and take a hot shower before starting their day. Some take an evening bath to wind down and relax while they soak in the tub. Daughters enjoy the luxury of a long wash while attending to their locks. For young children bath time is still a game of how to get you wet. The bathroom tap runs while teeth are brushed, hands are washed and beard are shaved. Family loads of washing flood the laundry daily. An average four person household sends […]

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West Coast is last Franchise available in W.Cape

Spring is here and summer on the way. In no place is this more felt than the very dry West Coast of the W.Cape, a lucrative opportunity for rainwater harvesting and grey water recycling. “Every Water Rhapsody franchise in the W.Cape has been snapped up, bar this gem!” says Charles Bryant. This business opportunity is available to only one ecopreneur and the area encompasses the very dry areas north of Melkbos up to the Northern Cape border. It will include the towns of Saldahna, Langebaan, Malmesbury, Vredenburg, Velddrift, Citrusdal, Piketberg, […]

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Cape Town Drought Cycle. Should Water Tanks be Mandatory?

Over the six past decades, there has been a drought cycle every six to seven years. The last time Cape Town was in adrought was 2004. I have watched this in Cape Town since 1965 when I can first remember the newspapers reporting the dam levels every day, and this has been the case to a greater or lesser extent for the past forty years. We have always been able to augment further supply by building an additional dam, but not so anymore.  There is not another single place or […]

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