Tag Archives: Water Conservation

Business opportunities in water conservation

Business Opportunities in Water Conservation

Water Rhapsody are currently looking for special people who are passionate about the environment and want to make a difference to the world through the ownership of a Water Rhapsody franchise. Water Rhapsody, established in 1994 is the South African leader in water conservation with thousands of installations across the country. These installations consist of the entire product range of rainwater harvesting systems, greywater re-cycling systems, toilet flushing, pool backwash and carwash conservation systems. We are looking for exceptional individuals who are willing to be trained in online marketing and […]

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Water needs exceed supply

Water Needs are exceeding Supply

According to Business Day, South Africa’s municipalities must address serious water management shortfalls and curb wasted and non-revenue water in their areas, this according to the South African Local Government Association (Salga). The association of municipalities said on Tuesday that it wanted to benchmark demand management and ensure that municipalities, which are at the coalface of service delivery, monitor water use. At a Department of Water and Environmental Affairs mayors’ dialogue in Johannesburg on Tuesday, mayors and municipal managers from across the country discussed water demand and the management of […]

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Saving water gets inventive

Saving Water Means Getting Creative

Water conservation is steadily increasing in importance and luckily, more and more people are realising the need to save every drop. Temples across India have been fitted with an inventive infrastructure to harvest the water which is presented to the gods as a religious practice. In Hindu temples, devotees offer water which then goes down the drain. Now, the water is channeled from the temples, filtered and  drained into the ground to replenish the depleted water table where the water used to simply flow out of the temples along with […]

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Water Rhapsody saves water and in turn the environment

Water Running Thin

With an increasing global temperature, fresh water or drinking water is running dangerously low world wide but as a third world and semi-arid country, we should be looking after the little water we have left. But instead, we squander it and waste is and few people seem to take it to heart. Almost 40% of municipal water that supplies South Africa is wasted before it even reaches the users/customers which amounts to an estimated R7 billion. Lost through broken or leaking pipes etc. Not to mention the inability of sewage […]

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Water Rhapsody. A Legend.

Water Rhapsody. A Legend.

Water Rhapsody has been in existence for since 1994 through the founding of  the business by Jeremy Taylor. Some 4000 installations around Cape Town and centering in Pinelands, Water Rhapsody carved a name as a superior and reliable water conservation business.  The business has as its core, water conservation products that enable homes and businesses to save water without altering lifestyles. Products include rainwater harvesting systems and grey water recycling and irrigating systems. All over Cape Town and elsewhere, are signboards, on fences and garden walls, where Water Rhapsody has been […]

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Telescope karoo

A Telescospe may save our Mutton

The one molecule scientists hope to find on any planet to check for life may very well save much of our water in South Africa. The announcement which will hopefully be made next month (March or April 2012) to build the SKA (Square Kilometre Array) Telescope will have so many direct benefits to the whole of South Africa. These will include a capital investment of 15 billion in capital expenditure and an annual but escalating budget of 1.5 billion per annum in perpetuity. This is the most exciting project the […]

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