Department to hand over draft water master plan in October

Department to hand over draft water master plan in October

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has until the second week of October to submit a draft National Waterand Sanitation Master Plan to the Portfolio Committee on Water and Sanitation. The development of the master plan is aimed at ensuring effective oversight over the department and ensuring implementation of water policy, while allowing for decisive decision-making when it comes to the scarce commodity. While the committee […]

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Atmospheric water provides bottled water alternative

Sustainable drinking water solutions provider Cirrus Water Management (CWM) installs atmospheric water generators as a healthier alternative to bottled water, which is also more cost effective and features a much-reduced carbon footprint. A gas and mining exploration project, in Mozambique, installed an atmospheric water generator in January this year. Other projects using the generators include […]

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Failing to collect rainwater is a waste, harvesting firm avers

If rainwater is collected and stored over a year, 86% of a household’s water requirements could be met using that water. Rainwater harvesting is the easiest method of water conservation and if we are not collecting rainwater, we are actually wasting water, polyethylene plastic storage tanks manufacturer JoJo Tanks chairperson Rod Cairns tells Engineering News. […]

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