Eco/Water Wise Gardening

Water Wise Watch: Aug ’18

This month at Water Wise Does plastic pollution affect our freshwater systems? While the focus of the war against plastic pollution is often on the effects on marine ecosystems, does plastic pollution affects our freshwater ecosystems? 
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Water Wise Watch: Jul 2018

This month at Water Wise "Veggies for life, veggies for the environment" Growing your own food is not only simple and relatively inexpensive, it is great for your mind and body, and the environment too.
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Water Wise Watch: Jun 2018

This month at Water Wise "Keep the freeze at bay, the Water Wise way" Winter has arrived and the temperature has already dropped.
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Water Wise Watch: May 2018

This month at Water Wise "For the love of birds" What would the world be without birds?
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Water Wise Watch: Apr 2018

This month at Water Wise "Autumn is here" This year is absolutely flying by and I can't believe we are already into Autumn and moving quickly towards winter!
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Water Wise Watch: Mar 2018

This month at Water Wise "Nature-based Solutions for Water "We all know that water plays an important role in our everyday lives, and that we cannot live without this precious resource.
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Water Wise Watch: Feb 2018

This month at Water Wise "The month of love"Can you believe it is February already?
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Water Wise Watch: Jan 2018

This month at Water Wise "Happy New Year!"Welcome back from everyone at Water Wise! 
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Water Wise Watch: December

This month at Water Wise "Do you know where your water comes from?"Lately, Water Wise has been working through the ideas and perceptions that people have regarding water.
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Water Wise Watch: November

This month at Water Wise "Weather variability or climate change?" Gauteng has been experiencing a slightly strange weather phenomenon this summer season.
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Water Wise Watch: October

This month at Water Wise "Welcome to Summer"It seems we have skipped spring and jumped straight into summer!
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Water Wise Watch: September

This month at Water Wise "Spring has sprung!" Although we were hit with a number of cold fronts towards the end of August,  weather forecasts suggest a spring full of rain and warm temperatures.
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Water Wise Watch: August

This month in Water Wise We are moving towards the end of winter and the start of my favourite season of the year - spring!
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Water Wise Watch: July

In this issue: Local and international water news SALI and SAGIC Awards 2017 Weather Dam capacities Drought information and FAQs Water Wise Tip of the Month from Leslie Hoy "We can only save water one drop at a time, and one bucket or bath at a time; but we must never give up the daily fight to be #waterwise".
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Water Wise Watch: June

In this issue: Local and international water news Updates on water restrictions in your province Weather Dam capacities Drought information and FAQs Water Wise Tip of the Month from Leslie Hoy "At this very cold time of year,  if you run a tap to wait for the water to heat up, please collect the cold water in a bucket and use it to water your plants".
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Water Wise Watch: May

In this issue: Local and international water news Updates on water restrictions in your province Weather Dam capacities Drought information and FAQs Water Wise Tip of the Month from Leslie Hoy “Automatic irrigation systems must be turned down to reduce watering times and quantities by at least 50%.
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Water Wise Watch: April

In this issue: Local and international water news Water Wise events Updates on water restrictions in your province Weather Dam capacities Drought information and FAQs Water Wise Tip of the Month from Leslie Hoy “Reduce your water and electricity footprint simultaneously.
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Water Restrictions Lifted in Jozi!

February 2017 After two years of severe drought and water restrictions, the Minister of Water and Sanitation, Nomvula Mokonyane, announced on Monday that the water restrictions in Johannesburg have been lifted.
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Water Wise Watch: March

In this issue: Local and international water news Water Wise events Updates on water restrictions in your province Weather Dam capacities Drought information and FAQs Water Wise Tip of the Month from Leslie Hoy "To check for leaks in your home, first turn off all your taps and take a water meter reading.
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Water Wise Watch: February

In this issue: Local and international water news Water Wise events Updates on water restrictions in your province Weather Dam capacities Drought information and FAQs Water Wise Tip of the Month from Leslie Hoy "Use your grass clippings as a 2cm deep mulch in the garden.
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