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Greywater systems to save gardens (and property values) during dry summers

Greywater systems are an excellent way to keep your garden looking great, especially in times of drought or water restrictions, which will add to the aesthetic appeal of your home when you decide to sell, says Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa.

“One of the areas in the home that takes a vast amount of water to maintain is the garden. In fact, statistically South African homeowners consume between 30% and 50% of their household water usage on maintaining their gardens, the reason that watering gardens with municipal drinking water is currently prohibited in the Western Cape,” says Goslett. “Homeowners with established gardens they want to maintain during restriction periods will need to find alternate watering methods, such as using water that would normally flow down the drain.”

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