The CBA represents the clay brick and paver manufacturers of Southern Africa.

We inspire sustainable, contemporary brick architecture and building design in all areas of the built environment: commercial, residential and landscape.

SF#04 Rainwater Harvesting and Sub-Metering


Sustainability Factsheet #04

Improving the efficiency of water usage and water conservation practices within the clay brick sector will significantly contribute to the preservation of South Africa’s limited water resources.

This factsheet describes how to identify and document opportunities to reduce water consumption during production through sub-metering. It also reviews alternative sources of water to reduce dependence on potable water from the national water mains.

Technical Contributors

  • Lodewijk Nell
    Technical Consultant - EcoMetrix Africa
  • CBA Technical Committee