DATA CENTRE WATER USAGE IN SOUTH AFRICA

DATA CENTRE WATER USAGE IN SOUTH AFRICA

As of 2024, South Africa has a total of 61 data centers, making it the dominant player in the African data center market. These data centers are concentrated in key cities such as Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Pretoria, and Stellenbosch. Overall, Africa has around 87 colocation data centers spread across 15 countries. The main hubs…

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Zero Liquid Discharge

Zero Liquid Discharge

Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) is a wastewater treatment process where no liquid waste is discharged at the end of the treatment cycle. In a ZLD system, all wastewater is purified and recycled, leaving behind only solid waste or salts that can be disposed of or reused. The ZLD process typically involves multiple stages of treatment…

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Yesterday was Earth Day

Yesterday was Earth Day

Yesterday was Earth Day — and wouldn’t it be nice to celebrate with the first-ever global treaty to curb the world’s mounting plastic pollution problem? Since its inception in 1970, Earth Day has grown into an international movement with the potential to seriously influence policy. This year’s theme is Planet vs. Plastics, and global leaders…

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FILCON FILTERS asked ChatGBT to explain the pollution of the oceans and this is the answer:

FILCON FILTERS asked ChatGBT to explain the pollution of the oceans and this is the answer:

Plastic pollution in the oceans refers to the accumulation of plastic waste in marine environments, particularly in the Earth’s oceans and seas. It is a global environmental problem that poses significant threats to marine ecosystems, wildlife, and human health. Here’s an explanation of the key aspects related to plastic pollution in the oceans: Plastic Waste…

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How To Destroy Pathogens And Micropollutants With Ozone

How To Destroy Pathogens And Micropollutants With Ozone

Utilities continually face new challenges. Where treatment facilities were once expected to simply disinfect the water, they must now avoid creating disinfection byproducts during the process. New and more stringent regulations require removal of additional micropollutants and emerging contaminants. Finding the best technology to accomplish these goals can be difficult. To Read more click on…

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NOW CLEAN WATER FROM ANY SOURCE WITHOUT ELECTRICITY OR CHEMICALS

NOW CLEAN WATER FROM ANY SOURCE WITHOUT ELECTRICITY OR CHEMICALS

Filton Filters as a company is dedicated to providing clean water by distributing a variety of products which include physical processes such as filtration, sedimentation, and distillation; biological processes such as slow sand filters or biologically active carbon; chemical processes such as flocculation and chlorination; and the use of electromagnetic radiation such as ultraviolet light….our…

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SOUTH AFRICA’S DETERIORATING WATER SITUATION

SOUTH AFRICA’S DETERIORATING WATER SITUATION

Tuesday morning 11th July a typical news item read as follows: “Johannesburg residents have not only braced themselves for the bitterly cold snap that resulted in snowfall over many parts of the city this week, but are also preparing for a massive water outage planned to last until Friday. Why? Because of a lack of…

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WORLD OCEANS DAY

WORLD OCEANS DAY

June 8 is World Oceans Day, the United Nations day for celebrating the role of the oceans in our everyday life and inspiring action to protect the ocean and sustainably use marine resources. And create awareness of what man is doing to the oceans.……and here is one of the logos being used to depict a happy…

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PLASTICS ARE KILLING US

PLASTICS ARE KILLING US

The British newspaper The Guardian recently reviewed a study by researchers at the University of Vienna on the effects of plastic ingestion. At this point, the researchers found it’s clear that plastics have infiltrated most parts of the human body, including our blood, organs, placentas, breast milk and gastrointestinal systems. While we don’t yet fully understand…

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Europe’s people-powered green transition

Europe’s people-powered green transition

As South Africans contend with the likelihood of advanced electricity load shedding stages for the foreseeable future, many homeowners are considering installing solar panels connected to inverters and batteries especially since Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana announced during his budget speech that South Africans can receive up to R15,000 in tax rebates for solar panels. South Africans may…

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