Water is not an abundant resource. Its costs will go up and its availability will shrink. The good news is that much of the water is being lost purely through wasteful habits. You can do a few things around your home that will save a lot of water – and be much kinder to your… Read More
When a building goes up, we often don’t think about what it takes to support that structure. In fact, you more often hear grumblings afterwards, about how new developments such as townhouse complexes or office parks are placing heavy strain on the surrounding municipal infrastructure. Smart and proactive developers do not leave the burden on… Read More
Is your water bill too high? Are the dry seasons pinching your wallet? Do you want to be greener and smarter with water? These five tips will help you out.
What do liquid storage tanks have in common with kayaks, bins, toys, outdoor furniture and an incredible number of other products? Many of them are created through the process of rotational moulding. When buying a storage tanks such as for water, fuel or waste, those made in this fashion are stronger, versatile and yet also… Read More
South Africa is a dry country, even though it gets a lot of rain. This is because the country’s terrain isn’t ideal for capturing water. Luckily you can take matters in your own hands and have rainwater storage tanks installed. This is a very smart way to have extra water, especially if you are irrigating… Read More
Capturing rainwater is easy and very affordable. If you have a roof with gutters, your catchment system is almost complete. But the biggest consideration of the project is where and how to store the water you capture. This is not a very complicated decision, providing you consider a few points in our handy checklist:
Grey water recycling at home is one of the most efficient and cost-saving things you can do with water. Grey water is water that has been used, but does not hold bio contaminants or organisms. For example, the used water from a shower or washing machine counts as grey water, whereas water from dishwashing may… Read More
Water is a finite resource, yet something we need all of the time. That means the cost of water is going to continue to rise, so it is smart to look at ways to save water. We have compiled ten of the best actions you can take to secure your water stockpile.
It’s a no-brainer: recycling water not only saves you money, but allows you to use water in more ways. Wash your car with a clean conscience by using water from the shower. Keep your garden green through water captured from rain or from your washing machine. Store water long-term for those dry periods, such as… Read More
Humans have been worried about what to do with their sewage for about as long as we’ve been settling down. Even the Ancient Greeks built elaborate sewage systems to make sure they stand up to their knees in you-know-what.