RAINBOW RESERVOIRS DESALINATION TANKS

Desalination is a process whereby minerals are extracted from saline water to produce fresh water, suitable for human consumption and / or irrigation.  The essentials of desalination are not new to us, as for hundreds of years humans have been converting salt water into drinking water through the distillation process, amongst other methods.  Today, the […]

Cape Town drought charge to combat water crisis

Cape Town drought charge to help pay for water projects Cape dam water levels are now below 30%. The city of Cape Town has lost an estimated 1.6 Billion Rand due to the cape water crisis. The provincial government has now proposed a cape town drought charge that will try combat the Cape Town water […]

Water Usage

Water usage per capita in South Africa

Water usage per capita in South Africa 235 litres – the average daily water usage per capita in South Africa 87 litres – the water (level 4b restrictions) allowance daily per capita in Cape Town 173 litres – the average daily water usage per capita in the world The numbers above paint a grim picture […]

Water Tanks Cape Town

CAPE TOWN NEEDS WATER STORAGE TANKS Water storage tanks, dams and reservoirs in Cape Town are at critical levels – down to 20% with the last 10% being unusable. So effectively, Cape Town water levels are at 10%! Yet, in spite appeals water users decrease their consumption, usage has increased by 40 million litres per […]