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Video: Budget rainwater harvesting system & water tank

This is an excellent practical explanation of a budget rainwater harvesting system and plastic water tank. The video shows just how easily (and cheaply) water can be directed to a poly water tank; ideal for rural areas around the world and especially for water scarce South Africa. If you are in South Africa, see more […]

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Video: How to repair a plastic water tank or bucket at home

A simple but clever way of ‘welding’ cracks in polyethylene or ‘plastic’ water tanks and other poly products. Remember not to breathe those fumes in! To prevent the possibility of cracks due to inferior polyethylene, ensure you consider high quality, one-piece moulded (roto-moulded) poly water tanks such as those offered by JoJo Tanks in South […]

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Select the best water tank for your installation

An excellent article written in the South African context; choose the best water tank for the situation. In our case, we recommend JoJo Tanks products; there should be a JoJo tank for just about any application and situation. Rainwater tanks can be one of the most expensive components of a rain harvesting system, but it […]

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Some reasons to buy a polyethylene water tank

In South Africa there are a number of brands & types of water tanks and liquid storage containers; we recommend high quality polyethylene tanks made by JoJo Tanks, here is why: Affordability: Polyethylene or ‘plastic’ water tanks are usually less expensive than their fibreglass and steel counterparts (assuming similar quality). It is however, unwise to […]

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Rainwater harvesting at home

South Africans are generally still very fortunate in that water is relatively expensive but it will not be like this for long, install rain water tanks! As a relatively dry country, the water problem in South Africa is exacerbated by an average annual rainfall of about 464mm, compared to a world average of about 860mm. […]

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Advantages of rainwater harvesting & tanks

Wherever you are in the world but especially in water scarce South Africa, you should consider installing rain water tanks. The article below outlines some basic principles as well as some advantages of rainwater harvesting. Rain water harvesting system is a technique used in the collection and storage of rain water in receptacles such as water […]

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Video: Polyethylene water tank making machine

Ever wondered how the best polyethylene water tanks are made? This video shows how rotational moulding is used to produce ‘roto-moulded’ poly water tanks. JoJo Tanks in South Africa use a proprietary type of rotational moulding to produce high quality ‘plastic’ liquid storage tanks in 3 main versions: standard duty (water tanks), medium duty (chemical […]

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Rain water tank tips & information

A useful article which outlines just about every consideration required for installing water tanks and rainwater harvesting systems. Before you buy Do your research before making a purchase. Here are some tips on what you should do before buying. 1 Find out whether you are entitled to any local council or federal government rebates and […]

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Video: Aquascape’s Rainwater Harvesting 101

Here is an example of a commercial rainwater harvesting & storage system that does not use conventional rain water tanks or rain barrels. Some useful ideas may be obtained by watching this video (please note that this commercial system is US-based). In South Africa every possible way of conserving water should be sought; rainwater harvesting […]

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