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Cape company helps households save amid water crisis

A Cape Town business offers local households conservation alternatives that help re-cycle and save water, a scarce South African resource.

Owner of Water Rhapsody, Jeremy Taylor said the return on the investment occurs in under two years for every residential home.

He explained the different water-saving methods, including grey water irrigation, re-using backwashed pool water and multi-flush toilet systems.

Listen to the full conversation from CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies:

One third of the water used in the average home is required for irrigation purposes. Why not then, use grey water for toilet flushing or in the garden? The municipality will never instruct us to stop flushing, but they soon will say we must stop irrigating.

Jeremy Taylor, owner of Water Rhapsodt

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