UCT student Nkosinathi Nkomo developed an affordable grey-water irrigation system in response to the water crisis. He then "fell" off to his death at a hotel, and a year later his idea was allegedly stolen and launched by a white company called Waterloo in CPT.
The AquaRenu grey-water system collects water from basins, baths,
showers and washing machines. The collected water is run through a filter and stored in a 90- or 110-litre water tank and can be used to water the garden.
One Tweeter user , asked whether perhaps the UCT student was killed for his invention. It's sad that he is now gone with his great idea and we will never see the full concept according to his dream being realized to its full potential. Such a young man full of dreams and many great ideas. May his soul rest in peace.
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