CWBR has been researching the development of centrifugal toilets. Such a toilet separates liquids from solids without any moving parts or chemicals. The research has proved successful and CWBR is now looking for locations to implement the first pilot project. CWBR hopes this project will be part of the solution in helping sort out the water crisis in the Western Cape.
Watch our video to find out how it works!
Our planet is in urgent need to develop sustainable methodologies and emission-reduction programs for food production, energy production, wastewater treatment... you name it!
The Biosphere Reserve, invited by Frandevco, got involved with the educational component of the river clean-up program in Franschhoek today.
With the continued lack of rainfall in the middle of a drought season, the dams in the Western Cape are critically low and water restrictions are becoming severe.
IUCN, The International Union for Conservation of Nature, published a World Heritage Outlook 2 -report this week stating that invasive plant species cause increased intensity of wildfires and drying in Western Cape.
Within the CWBR are the sources of seven major rivers as well as many tributaries. The mighty Berg, Breede, Palmiet, Eerste, Riviersonderend, Lourens, Kuils, Sir Lowry’s and the Du Toits are some of the rivers which are the bloodline to Cape Town as well as all the towns in the CWBR.