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A compilation of hints and tips on how to handle living in a severe drought scenario. These hints and tips are willingly shared by the people of Cape Town, and are aimed at whoever is in need - now - or in future, in order to ease their stress when faced with water shedding / shortages due to a drought


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Sunday, 28 January 2018

Sea water for flushing?

The reasons why sea water should NOT be used to flush tilets can be found here:


CoCT has aging infrastructure and "The rates of corrosion of your pipelines and for example toilets really depends on the material of selection. HDPE (High density polyethylene) usually has a high resistance to Saline water, as does some grades of carbon steel..."

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