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Rainpillow are giving away a 1000L Rainpillow (valued at R1 799) to ONE lucky Simply Green reader. All you have to do is give our Facebook page a like here and send your name and address to susan.ball@anapublishing.com to stand a chance to win.

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Is Drought our new normal?

It is not merely the Western Cape and Cape Town that are in the midst of a devastating drought, though, for obvious reasons, Cape Town has been the focus of most of the local and international media coverage of this unfolding disaster. The Northern Cape and Eastern Cape have also...

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Day zero pushed back to July 9

The collective water savings initiatives of Cape Town’s residents has pushed back Day Zero – the day the taps in Cape Town will be turned off and run dry – to July 9. This means there are now 139 days of water left before residents will have to queue for...

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Cape Town’s Water is Running Out

  acquired January 3, 2014 – January 14, 2018 Cape Town—a cosmopolitan city of 3.7 million people on South Africa’s western coast—is on the verge of running out of water. According to the city’s mayor, if current consumption patterns continue then drinking water taps will be turned off in April...

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Koeberg nuclear power station launches mobile groundwater desalination plant

South Africa power utility Eskom said on Wednesday its Koeberg nuclear power station had launched a mobile groundwater desalination plant to take care of its needs and ease the pressure on the city of Cape Town’s water supply. “The desalination plant is part of Koeberg’s three-pronged water management strategy to...

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#WaterCrisis: Lessons KZN must learn from Day Zero

While all attention is fixed on Cape Town as Day Zero marches ominously closer, we must not lose sight of the fact that it has already happened in KwaZulu-Natal. Day Zero hit about two years ago when the drought of 2015-16 ravaged the province, leaving the Hazelmere Dam dry and...

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PICS: Cape Town gets brief relief with rain

Cape Town welcomed some much needed rain on Tuesday afternoon as a cloudburst brought brief respite from the drought and heat which has been gripping the city.  The city is engaged in a battle to stave off Day Zero – the day when most of the taps in the city...

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BUILD YOUR OWN SOLAR OVEN

Here is a recipe for the perfect solar cooked dessert. Just follow the instructions below and you will be amazed at the result. YOU WILL NEED: Pizza box • Ruler Black marker • Heavy-duty aluminum foil • NT cutter • Craft glue • Scissors Cling film • Sticky tape Black...

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GREENING YOUR OFFICE – GREEN IN 2018

With 2017 already almost fading from view in our rear-view mirrors, we may be forgiven for hoping that 2018 will be a ‘better year’. Thing is, not much gets better unless we make it so. We suggest, then, better not wait for ‘something good’ to happen, but to make something...

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