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Stellenbosch – 5 water-wise challenges for February

Stellenbosch – 5 water-wise challenges for February

  Saving water is on everybody’s lips, also in Stellenbosch. Any change in lifestyle is something to get used to, but when the initial discomfort wanes, saving water can become a fun challenge and a great way to involve the kids in raising awareness for environmental issues. If you haven’t read it yet, look at Stellenbosch’s water restrictions here,Read more about Stellenbosch – 5 water-wise challenges for February[…]

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From the Desk of Annetjie – STBB – Boreholes and Wellpoints

From the Desk of Annetjie – STBB – Boreholes and Wellpoints

We found this piece of Annetjie van Rooyen from STBB about the rules for Boreholes and Wellpoints very interesting, and thought we should share it with you: RULES PERTAINING TO BOREHOLES AND WELLPOINTS IN THE LARGER CAPE TOWN AREA Boreholes and wellpoints have become particularly attractive facilities in the current severe drought in the largerRead more about From the Desk of Annetjie – STBB – Boreholes and Wellpoints[…]

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The story of Dorp Street

The story of Dorp Street

Someone calls Stellenbosch the ‘spine’ of Stellenbosch. The meandering path breaks the grid pattern of most towns and tells about the intimacy and authenticity of Stellenbosch. This ‘carriage road’ to the Cape (“de wagenweg naar de Caab“) was a road slowly shaped by the wheels of wagons and coaches driving between the Cape of GoodRead more about The story of Dorp Street[…]

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Home checklist when going away this holiday
1. Service alarm system and irrigation.
2. Care of pets (feeding and walking).
3. Put your swimming pool on an automatic timer.
4. Receiving of mail and make arrangements for extra mail delivery.
5. Cancel your newspaper delivery.
6. Take extra care of electronic devices i.e. the switching off all appliances
during load shedding.
7. Empty all bins and dead flowers.
8. Empty your fridge.
9. Pay attention to spice racks and remove all old ingredients/food items.
10. Close all windows to decrease dust on burglar bars.
11. Automatic switch that switches lights on and off.
Exciting student accommodation
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