Here's a roundup of some of the main stories making news in the groundwater industry
RESIDENTIAL WATER RESTRICTIONS EXPLAINED
Cape Town is in a water scarce region and is currently in the midst of a very serious drought. We need your help to conserve our precious resource and we need to work together to help change the way we use our water.
GREYWATER GUIDELINES FOR HOME GARDENS IN GAUTENG
Greywater presents a potentially suitable water resource that can be used for irrigating certain plants such as flowers, shrubs, trees and lawns in home gardens. But what is greywater?
HERE’S WHERE TO FIND DATA ON CAPE TOWN’S WATER CRISIS
The City of Cape Town does a good job of providing basic information about the city’s dwindling water supply. Dam levels are updated weekly on the municipality’s site, which also provides information on all the dams providing water to the city. Announcements about the water crisis via electronic billboards and media releases on radio and newspapers presumably reach most residents. The recent drop in water consumption suggests the City’s messaging has some effect.
ISRAELI AND AMERICAN RESEARCHERS DEVELOP NOVEL MEMBRANE FILTRATION METHODS TO FILL A CRITICAL NEED WORLDWIDE
A team of Israeli, German and US researchers have developed novel ultrafiltration membranes that significantly improve the process of removing viruses from treated municipal wastewater used as drinking water by cities suffering water shortages.