1. Jan

    Bottled water vs tap water reagent tests

    We compared bottled water with tap water — with surprising results MyBroadband performed reagent tests on popular bottled water brands and tap water which revealed that there is no significant difference. Bottled water has become popular in South Africa, partly because people believe it is...
  2. S

    Little water in oil dipstick

    So I had my oil checked at a filling station today and the attendant used a wet tissue to wipe the dipstick and put it back in while it was still soaking wet. When he pulled out the dipstick, the oil looked a little milky-white in between. I drove abit and checked it again and the oil seemed to...
  3. 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/
  4. 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 :)
  5. 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...
  6. M

    [UK] Salon criticised over anti-homeless water sprinklers

    Salon criticised over anti-homeless water sprinklers
  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. M

    How much water should you drink a day?

    How much water should you drink a day?
  11. 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...
  12. M

    Amazing sound and water experiment

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uENITui5_jU Source
  13. 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
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. LazyLion

    Benzine Contaminates Water Source

    The Green Scorpions are investigating a possible petrol leakage into an underground water source at Wonderboom near Pretoria, Beeld reported on Wednesday. Environmental affairs spokesman Moses Rannditsheni said on Tuesday that the underground water source formed part of the catchment of the...
  19. LazyLion

    Water Shortages in Johannesburg Suburbs

    Johannesburg residents in certain suburbs and surrounding areas were experiencing water shortages, Johannesburg Water (JW) said on Friday. Residents of Helderkruin, Constantia, Horison, and surrounding areas were affected, JW said in a statement. Electrical problems at Rand Water had...
  20. LazyLion

    SAPA PR: Pipes Body Warns Replacement of Water Infrastructure is Long Overdue

    ISSUED BY: AIM MARKETING ATTENTION: NEWS EDITORS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PIPES BODY WARNS REPLACEMENT OF WATER INFRASTRUCTURE IS OVERDUE The South African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers' Association (SAPPMA) has warned that the replacement of old water pipes around the country is long...