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Lixil Africa: Water Is Our Life – Every Drop Counts

Africa is a thirsty continent and is home to some of the most water scarce countries in the world. It is reported that 300 million of the 800 million Africans are living in water scarce areas. Sub Saharan Africa suffers from greater levels of water stress than many other regions in the world, although access to water supply has been steadily improving the region still lags behind all other developing regions. 

Water shortages are highly evident in South Africa at present. Many cities across the country are experiencing massive water shortages.  Dam levels have reached all-time lows and citizens are experiencing serious water restrictions.

The extreme drought conditions experienced in Cape Town last year have  continued into 2019 and spread across the country with towns such as Beaufort West not having any water for the past few months while others such as Grahamstown are now on the verge of ’Day Zero’.  One thing that has become abundantly clear is that saving water is everyone’s problem and not just those that are directly affected.

As a water technology company, Cobra constantly aims to make it as easy and possible for all citizens to play their part in saving our most precious resource.

“Consumers often waste litres of water unknowingly and as the brand that has the largest installed base of taps, mixers and showers we have created a water saving range of products to help consumers save every drop they can without compromising on the experience,” says, Corrie Stride, Marketing Director, LIXIL Africa.

Cobra is proud to launch 7 water saving kits, these are all easy retrofits, which can be simply fitted yourself, no plumber is required. Now you can decrease your water usage by 60 percent without compromising on comfort.

The 7 water saving kits include:

  • P –PCR15: Flow restrictor to open ended taps
  • P-PCR/832: Flow restrictor to open ended taps including angle valve
  • P-PCR/832/350: Flow restrictor to open ended taps including angle valve & connecting hose
  • P-PCA8: Flow restrictor for sink mixer
  • P-PCA24: Flow restrictor for aerated taps & mixers
  • P-PCA/SET: Complete water saving kit
  • P-WS/9-1L: Flow restrictor for shower heads and hand showers

Let’s protect the world we live in and make every drop count!

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