1. Gordon_R

    JoJo Tanks rises above the surface in an era of water trauma

    Millions of people have bought JoJo tanks (or their equivalents), but how many know the history of where they were developed: https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2019-09-19-jojo-tanks-rises-above-the-surface-in-an-era-of-water-trauma/
  2. Mist4h20

    "Power of Woolies water" - Video gets stores attention.

    Full story here Any thoughts or input on this video? I can't help but think if the roles were reversed there would be some dramatic uproar? Or not? Opinions and views welcome. Side note - I have nothing against them, I enjoyed the video, just interested in opinions :)
  3. The_Potty_1

    Draining the swamp?

    OK it wasn't a swamp, it was just a bit green. Yeesh, let me start again. So, my pool is a constant trial. The main problem is the tree next to it, which produces thousands of pulpy berries, they hang down in clusters around 8cm long and 3cm wide, and one on its own can immobilise a kreepy...
  4. M

    [UK] Salon criticised over anti-homeless water sprinklers

    Salon criticised over anti-homeless water sprinklers
  5. M

    Pregnant woman electrocuted after dropping phone charger into bath

    Pregnant woman electrocuted after dropping phone charger into bath
  6. F

    Water Coolers - any bargains?

    Good day all, Thinking of buying a water cooler for home use - had a Google. Found a suitable one on takealot for R2, 500.00 which takes 20l tank. Anyone know of any factory shops in and around Cape Town?
  7. Newsfeed

    Tenant evicted from Cape Town flat for flushing toilet 22 times in one day

    Tenant evicted from Cape Town flat for flushing toilet 22 times in one day A landlord in Table View has evicted a tenant after she flushed her toilet too many times, according to a report by Times Live.
  8. B

    Water delivery service in east rand?

    We needed to carry out repairs on our swimming pool and this will be complete in a week or two's time. After that it will need to be filled as we do not want the marbalite to crack. Having the current water restrictions in place we would pay a fine of around R6700 by filling it with the...
  9. Kevin Lancaster

    Water crisis in South Africa

    Water crisis in South Africa Experts warn that an acute water crisis, similar to the electricity shortage which led to load shedding, is looming in South Africa.
  10. S

    Looking for Water re-use and Rain water harvesting solution in Johannesburg area

    It feels so bad to waste precious drinking water in garden. Best way to re-use water be using rain water harvesting or using grey water. But for that one need tank and system in place. I am looking for solution to re-use water from my bath, kitchen etc and also ways to harvest rain water...
  11. M

    How much water should you drink a day?

    How much water should you drink a day?
  12. N

    Using loadbalancing to address GP water supply?

    Hello, If you are in the ICT sector, you may be familiar with a concept called "load-balancing" that is normally used to handle server loads. Now based on this principle of "balancing a load", would it be possible to do the same thing with the current water shortage in GP? For example...
  13. M

    Amazing sound and water experiment

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uENITui5_jU Source
  14. P

    Pipe Diameter and Pressure

    Hi Guys, My scenario is as follows: My new house has a main water connection of 25mm with about 4 bar pressure. They installed a 32mm pipe that runs from the main connector to my house, which is roughly 100m away (its a plot). What would be the pressure drop, if any, by using the 32mm...
  15. T

    Why don't they use oil instead of water to cool engines?

    Was just wondering why they don't use oil instead of water to cool down engines... Call it a #RandomThought
  16. blaaislaai

    Soda bottle rocket launcher

    Hi I am looking for an assembly kit for something similar to this: http://www.wantitall.co.za/Toys/Soda-Bottle-Water-Rocket-Launcher-Fabricated-Parts-Kit-Red-Parachute-Rocket-NOT-Included__B003JO8NX0 No way in hell I am paying R2k for it. Anywhere in SA where to find something...
  17. LazyLion

    Source of life running out: Water Scientists

    The majority of people on Earth people will face severe water shortages within a generation or two if pollution and waste continues unabated, scientists warned at a conference in Bonn Friday. "This handicap will be self-inflicted and is, we believe entirely avoidable," read a document...
  18. LazyLion

    SA will not run out of water: Molewa

    South Africa will not run out of water in the next 100 years, Water Affairs Minister Edna Molewa assured MPs on Tuesday. Opening debate on her 2013/14 budget in the National Assembly, Molewa dismissed what she referred to as "the current myth" about the country running dry. "You must have...
  19. LazyLion

    Two Major Dams near completion

    The De Hoop Dam in Limpopo is close to completion and water is now flowing into the impoundment, Water Affairs Minister Edna Molewa said on Tuesday. "The dam is currently 17 percent full, with approximately 58.6 million cubic metres of water stored," she told reporters at Parliament, ahead of...
  20. LazyLion

    Agriculture Water Bills to Change

    The way South Africa's farmers are charged for the water they use is set to change, the government said on Tuesday. "We need to move to a volumetric-based system, and meter the supply to agriculture,... and manage it the way we do domestic supplies," water affairs acting director general...