Africa News - Rainwater Harvesting

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January 5, 2016
Advanced rainwater harvesting to boost Africa’s food security
Hortipro, an agro-supply company and Sunculture, a Nairobi-based company sell a solar-powered drip irrigation system kit that combines pumping system and drip irrigation line. The kit is fully-fitted with a water collection and management system.
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December 16, 2015
Rear fish in your backyard with harvested rainwater
Lubega Wavamunno, who lives on a hill in Nkalwe Village, Kingo Sub-county in Lwengo District, is determined to carries out fish farming. And he does this out in his backyard.
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November 20, 2015
Medic: Rain water harvested from rusted iron sheets can cause cancer
Health experts have warned that the rust on the metals is dangerous if allowed into the body, and can cause several types of cancer.
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November 20, 2015
Catching water when it rains in Namibia
The project stores rainwater that is collected on roofs and on ground catchments areas in underground bunkers. The rainwater is collected during the rainy season and then utilised during the dry season. The project supplies both potable and irrigation water. The vegetables produced are either used for own consumption or sold at local markets, to increase local self-sufficiency and generate income.
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November 13, 2015
Desalination and Rain Harvesting to Aid in SA Water Shortage
The Department of Water and Sanitation has said rain water harvesting and desalination are on the cards as part of its measures to tackle the country’s current drought and water shortage.
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May 6, 2015
The rural Kenyan school that collects water for the community
More than just a simple building, the Waterbank School is a living infrastructure that harvests rainwater – 360,000 litres over the course of two rainy seasons – as well as being an education centre.
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August 12, 2014
Kenya’s New Rainwater-Harvesting Soccer Field Can Store 1.5 Million Liters of Water!
PITCHAfrica just completed construction on a rainwater-harvesting soccer and volleyball stadium at a school in Kenya that can store more than 1.5 million liters of fresh water!