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Rain Barrel & Rain Tank Cleaning & Maintenance Tips

Regular water tank maintenance is very necessary to ensure that the stored water is of good quality, especially rain water tanks where debris from the roof or gutter can enter the tank. The article below offers some useful tips for cleaning rain barrels and small water tanks. As time goes by, your useful rain barrel or […]

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Automated Water Tank Cleaning Equipment Tips

Automated cleaning of water tanks, especially large water tanks, is very effective as the article below outlines. However, many water tanks such as those manufactured by JoJo Tanks, are made with a large inspection hole – big enough for an average-sized person to fit through, allowing manual cleaning too. Cleaning your water tank at regular […]

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Water Storage Tank Cleaning Tips

Cleaning water tanks periodically is an important part of maintenance. The length of time between cleaning sessions will depend on the source and quality of water entering the water tank. This article provides some good tips on how to clean your water tank safely and hygienically. Cleaning and sanitation of a cistern or water tank […]

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How to clean you rain barrel or rain water tank

The article below focuses on cleaning rain barrels but the principles apply to all water tanks. Larger 5000 litre or 10000 litre water tanks usually have inspection holes that are big enough for the average person to enter. Cleaning big water tanks effectively may require that you get inside the tank! Have you been rain […]

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Managing water stored in rain water tanks

Rainwater tanks are becoming more widely used, especially in water scarce South Africa where municipal water supplies can also be unreliable. Rainwater in tanks needs to be managed to ensure it is safely and efficiently utilised: A first flush or mesh sieve should be installed before the rainwater enters the water tank. Also ensure that […]

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A guide to healthy rainwater tanks

These relatively simple DIY modifications to your rainwater tank system can ensure cleaner, healthier water for domestic use. Polyethylene or plastic water tanks are generally easier to modify than steel water tanks. The drawing below illustrates some of the modifications you can make to your rain water tank. These modifications will help stop some debris […]

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Do it yourself water tank cleaning

You may not find a water tank service contractor in your area and/or you may want to save money by cleaning your water tanks yourself. Water tanks should be inspected and cleaned regularly, especially if the water source is not crystal clear.  Water tank cleaning is fairly straightforward, depending on the size, shape and type […]

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India: Mumbai officials advise that water tanks should be cleaned

Cleaning water tanks should be a periodic maintenance task although the period between cleaning will vary widely, depending on the quality of water entering the water tanks. To prolong the gap between desluding and cleaning the water tank, an appropriate filter can be installed at the inlet of the water tank.  MUMBAI: The Brihanmumbai Municipal […]

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Care and maintenance of plastic water tanks

Good quality ‘plastic’ or polyethylene water tanks do not require much maintenance over their service lives but there are a few things that will ensure maximum service life is attained. In the first place, always buy the best quality, rotational moulded poly tanks to ensure that the workmanship is up to standard and that good […]

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