March 29, 2017

Lowveld Dam Levels – Watch out for the 2017/2018 dry season

MBOMBELA – One should bear in mind that the 2017/18 rainy season could again be late and poor as we are still in a dry cycle. We […]
March 29, 2017

Climate Watch for South Africa

The South African Weather Service has advised the public that with the onset of winter on the horizon, it is highly recommended that water saving measures […]
June 10, 2015

Some reasons to consider greywater harvesting

Greywater recycling can be as simple as collecting shower water in a bucket to fully fledged treatment systems with multiple water tanks. A happy medium can […]
May 23, 2015

Rainwater harvesting illegal in some US states

Thankfully, rainwater tanks and rainwater collection are not illegal anywhere in South Africa, in fact government encourages rainwater harvesting. Apparently a few states and counties in […]
April 28, 2015

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 […]
April 14, 2015

Video: DIY greywater treatment system

This greywater system makes use of hidden water tanks and effectively treats the grey water as well as makes for an attractive garden feature. Remember that […]
January 28, 2015

Great reasons for using rain water

Some excellent reasons to install rain water tanks and start harvesting rainwater – a free resource. In South Africa, properties with rainwater harvesting systems and water […]
January 27, 2015

Video: Install a grey water irrigation system

A great video about how to install a greywater irrigation system (without water tanks) with laundry water being directed directly from the washing machine via pipes […]
January 21, 2015

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). […]
October 14, 2014

JoJo 750 litre Slimline rain water tank information

The JoJo Tanks 750 litre ‘Slimline’ rainwater tanks (and 750 liter buffer water tanks) are very popular with South African homeowners; here is some more information […]
October 6, 2014

Water saving tips for learning institutions

Detailed list of water saving tips for schools, colleges & universities presented below. These should also include rainwater harvesting tanks & greywater recycling. South Africa’s learners […]
September 4, 2014

Water conservation & efficiency in hospitals

Hospital rooftops make ideal collecting surfaces for rainwater harvesting and there is usually ample space for installing large water tanks – 10000 litre tanks, 15000 litre […]
September 2, 2014

The Pros & Cons of Rainwater Harvesting Tanks

The advantages of installing rain water tanks definitely outweigh the disadvantages but it is a good to know the possible downsides, as the article below outlines. […]
June 16, 2014

Video: Example of a Greywater Recovery System

This is a relatively sophisticated grey water system that directs grey water to a water tank after which it is filtered and directed to toilet cisterns. […]
June 15, 2014

The benefits of installing a rain water tank

Whereas this article does not recommend drinking rainwater from rain water tanks, we feel that if properly filtered/purified, rainwater is a perfectly good source of water […]
May 1, 2014

Video: The BioSand Water Filter

Biosand water filters are one of the many ways of ensuring safe drinking water, whether it is rainwater from your rain water tank or water from […]
March 24, 2014

10 convincing reasons to install rain water tanks

In South Africa where water scarcity is a daily reality for many, it should become second nature to save water wherever possible. It should not take […]
February 28, 2014

The benefits of large water tanks vs impoundments for irrigation water

In many cases, irrigation water for golf courses, fields and farms is piped to a temporary storage site before being pumped to the irrigation system where […]