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Grey water irrigation systems explained

In South Africa we are fortunate not to have overbearing rules and regulations regarding greywater systems and tanks for irrigation (the article below originates in Australia). However one should be sensible when applying greywater to plants – do not surface irrigate plants that are for food. Also, never store greywater in water tanks for more […]

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An overview of JoJo Tanks products available in South Africa

JoJo Tanks offer a huge range of high quality water tanks, chemical tanks, sanitation products, agricultural products, domestic products and more, including engineer-designed tank stands. Here is an overview of JoJo Tanks products available in South Africa. Vertical Tanks The vertical tank is the familiar upright tank and is used for the storage of water, […]

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Advantages of polyethylene water tanks

High quality ‘plastic’ or polyethylene water tanks and chemical tanks have a number of advantages over equivalent fibreglass tanks and steel tanks. The article below mentions some of these. Please note that these advantages only apply to high quality polyethylene tanks such as those manufactured by JoJo Tanks in South Africa. A cheap, poor quality […]

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Video: Laundry to Landscape Greywater System Explained

Grey water to laundry systems are indeed relatively easy to set up. Two things should be remembered with greywater irrigation systems: never store the greywater in water tanks for more than 24 hours and use phosphate-free detergents. Grey water stored in water tanks or water drums for more than 24 hours could potentially become a […]

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Installing many small water tanks vs one or a few large tanks

So you have ascertained what storage capacity you require; should you buy a number of small water tanks or just one or two large water tanks? Advantages of installing many smaller water tanks Sometimes cost is a factor; for example three 5000 litre poly tanks will generally be less expensive than buying one 15000 litre […]

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How to choose the right JoJo tank

JoJo tanks are available in a wide range of types and sizes in South Africa and it is important to choose the right type and size of tank that is suited to the specific storage requirements. The following article will help you to select the right JoJo tank for your needs. Standard duty, medium duty […]

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Komati Water Scheme Augmentation Project

South Africa: Komati water scheme launched

Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has marked National Water Week by unveiling the Komati Water Scheme Augmentation Project (KWSAP), which has been designed to resolve the water supply problems to Eskom’s Duvha and Matla power stations in Mpumalanga.

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Earth Hour 2013 Official Video

Earth Hour 2013, 8:30 PM Saturday 23 March. Earth Hour has grown from a one-city initiative in 2007 to the world’s largest campaign for the planet, uniting hundreds of millions of people across 7001 cities and towns in 152 countries and territories. How did Earth Hour come about?

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10 Recommended Strategies for Wise Water Use through Food and Agriculture

March 22, 2013 is the 20th anniversary of World Water Day. Although about 70 percent of the earth’s surface is covered by water, only 0.001 percent is fresh and available for human consumption. The largest portion of this—70 percent—is used for agriculture. Global agricultural water consumption is expected to increase by approximately 19 percent by […]

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