Infographic: what you can do to save water


Small changes at home and work can go a long way to minimise the effects of the current drought in South Africa. We’ve collected these easy tips so everyone can contribute to saving water.

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Saving water can be easy by making tiny changes in lifestyle habits. (Image: Pixabay)

Words and research: Priya Pitamber
Design and infographic: Sandile Khumalo

South Africa is experiencing a severe drought but we can all do our bit to save water and learn to use it wisely.

The Department of Water and Sanitation has urged people to follow water saving measures strictly as dam levels across the country continue to fall.

“If we are to secure enough water for each citizen amidst this very real water crisis, we need to pull together and do every bit we can to save and preserve our water resources in our province,” said MEC for co-operative governance and traditional affairs Paul Mashatile, speaking about Gauteng.

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Source: Department of Water and Sanitation

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