oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Saving water one raindrop at a time : market contribution
|Article Title||Saving water one raindrop at a time : market contribution|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||Jul 1976|
|Pages||62 - 63|
|Keyword(s)||Rain Harvesting Systems|
With an average rainfall less than half that of the world's annual average, water is not something South Africans can afford to throw away. The country is fast approaching a time when demand for water will outstrip supply. Gauteng could even run out of water as early as 2013, according to former Water Affairs and Forestry Minister, Lindiwe Hendricks, in late 2008. And even if the central water supply does hold out, will we still be able to trust its quality, after the damning reports released to the media about the dubious state of our drinking water?
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