1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. LazyLion

    Ekurhuleni Water Not Contaminated

    Ekurhuleni water was not contaminated as an electronic message to residents suggested, the municipality said on Tuesday. "[We] wish to express concern about the unfounded accusations sent via electronic messaging to Ekurhuleni residents, claiming the existence of a bad bacterial virus in...
  5. LazyLion

    Alarm over plan to pump acid mine drainage into the Vaal

    http://mg.co.za/article/2012-10-14-alarm-over-plan-to-pump-acid-mine-drainage-into-the-vaal There goes our nice water quality! :( OK, so it IS "partially treated", but do you still trust these morons to do it right?
  6. G

    Mars Has "Oceans" of Water Inside?

  7. S

    97 VW Citi Golf, popping like a water balloon

    Ok, so, I have a 97 VW Citi Golf 1.3l mean machine, what happened about 8 months ago was the pipe that feeds water through the heater control burst and it pissed all its water out on the freeway, in the pouring rain, normally one would just stop, top up the water and get to a garage to fix it...

    KZN town's water poisoned with cyanide

    http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/KZN-water-poisoned-with-cyanide-20120217 Thirsty much?
  9. S

    Water Damage Indicators/Stickers on Cell Phones

    I've read that most cellphones nowadays come with several "water damage indicators" inside the phone. These are usually white stickers that are placed inside the phone in several different places and on the battery. In the event that water comes into contact with these stickers, they turn from...
  10. LazyLion

    How Many Waters Are There on Earth!

  11. C

    Removing chlorine taste in tapwater for better drinking experience.

    For the past couple of months the amount of chlorine in our tapwater has noticeably increased. Whenever I fill a container of sorts from the faucet the chlorine smell is overwhelming. I've always liked the taste of our tapwater, but now the taste and smell of the chlorine in the water makes...
  12. LazyLion

    I e-mailed Customer Service @ jwater and got a reply!

    OK, so we have a small leak on our pavement outside our offices... so I e-mailed this new Customer Service e-mail address and got this reply... -------------------- Hi XXXXXXXXX We have report and assigned our technician to solve the problem at hand Sorry for any inconvenience caused...
  13. Solitude

    Vanderbijlpark Tap Water

    Does anyone in Vanderbijlpark or in the Vaal area have a problem with their tap water today? Ours is crystal clear but it smells and tastes like pesticide or a bit mud like.
  14. A

    Drip Irrigation for lawn and garden

    I've finally escaped the city and settled in the Little Karoo. But, boy is it hot! And my garden is wilting badly, so I need to install an irrigation system. Water source will probably be a 6x2m well - I'm having the water tested and will know TDS (total dissolved salts) next week. There's...
  15. antowan

    River and dam flood data

    Here are some links for the interested. http://www.dwa.gov.za/ http://www4.dwaf.gov.za/vaal_all_group/ http://www.dwa.gov.za/Hydrology/
  16. S

    Cape Town tap water smells odd

    I noticed this a few days ago. It smells like a chemical but I can't place it. :eek: What goes into the water? Anyone using a filter and can recommend a brand?
  17. M

    Europa's Ocean Has Oxygen, May Support Life

  18. LazyLion

    Water Found on the Moon!

    http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/090923-moon-water-discovery.html More at the link....