Category Archives: Helderberg

heavy rain, water tanks, water tank, dam levels,

Wow, what a lot of rain! Is it enough?

We have received so much rain these passed couple of weeks I have been tempted into thinking the municipality may well consider removing the Level 2 Water Restrictions. Having a closer look at the numbers though, and I doubt we have any reason to start being optimistic. Lets look at the dam levels:     […]

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drought, water shortage, dry dams, future, dam levels, catchment, water management

“The future is dry for Cape Town and South Africa” says expert

Posted by Aletta Harrison for EWN on 9-May CAPE TOWN – A water management researcher has warned that all South Africans need to make a mental shift with regards to how they use the precious resource. The Water and Sanitation Department says despite recent rain in some regions, dam levels continue to dwindle. University of Cape […]

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water tank, water tanks, garden, rainwater harvesting, rain tank

Rains in the Helderberg area filling water tanks

The rains from last night and this morning have brought welcome relief to those water-savers who have installed water tanks on their properties over the last few months. As an installer of rain water harvesting systems, it is always gratifying to see rain tanks filled so early in the winter – justifying the investment by the […]

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drought, water, burst pipe, leaks,

36% of municipal water lost through leaks

This is an incredible statistic – let me reword it: 36 % of the water that leaves the municipal pumping stations gets lost along the way BEFORE it reaches residential, commercial and industrial meters. There is the major “water saving tips” campaign that the Department of Water and Sanitation have been driving since November last year, […]

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water tank, water tanks, garden, rainwater harvesting, rain tank

Water tanks for Helderberg area

With the Water Rhapsody franchise positioned here in Somerset West, the supply of Water Tanks to the Helderberg area (Somerset West, Strand, Gordons Bay and even Stellenbosch) is so much quicker. Place a request for a quote on this website and the franchise owner will contact you with the price, which will include delivery and […]

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Soil, Gray Water, Grey Water, SOmerset West, Strand, Gordons Bay, Helderberg, Stellenbosch,

Grey water promotes plant growth, studies show

Several studies conducted by university students have shown that grey water encourages vigorous plant growth, and despite grey water use for periods of up to 20 years, no negative impact on the soil has been detected. The thesis is entitled “DIRECT ON-SITE GREY WATER REUSE – AN ILLICIT OR ILLUSTRIOUS OPTION?” and is written by […]

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Helderberg, Water Tank, Rainwater Harvesting, Grey Water, Poolside Tank, Tank, Somerset West, Gordons Bay, Strand

Water Rhapsody growing in the Helderberg area

Whether it is water tanks or grey water harvesting, pool side tanks or water conserving flush mechanisms, rain water harvesting too, Water Rhapsody is installing it all. Now with a franchisee based in Somerset West, access to these award-winning devices is even easier for those living in the Helderberg area. If you are living in […]

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