Friday, February 16, 2007

SA loosing 600bn litres of water each year

Co-incidental with Premier Rasool's announcement in his State of the Province speech today, of a major provincial water leak repair initiative as part of the Provincial Climate Change Response Programme it is staggering to see the magnitude of the water loss problem reported today on News24.

Cape Town - More than 600 billion litres of piped water supplied for domestic use is "lost" each year as a result of leaks, inaccurate meters, failing to bill consumers and theft, Water Affairs Minister Lindiwe Hendricks said on Thursday ... See the link above for all the details

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