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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 always have to use this precious resource wisely. MBOMBELA – Many of these people reside in the Lowveld where there have been regular service-delivery protests in recent weeks. Meanwhile, […]

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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 continue across the country. Most of the local and international forecasting systems consistently indicate that South Africa’s summer rainfall areas may expect wetter conditions during the latter parts of […]

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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 be found if one uses the greywater as it is produced then no treatment needs to occur if used for garden irrigation. The golden rule of simple greywater recycling […]

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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 the US have been taking legal action against private citizens, see the article below. Collecting rainwater is a very common and environmentally friendly thing that is done, but just […]

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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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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 gray water should never be stored in tanks longer than 24 hours before treatment (potentially dangerous bacteria could begin to multiply – not dangerous at low concentrations but possibly […]

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Choosing A Rain Water Tank

Choosing a rain water tank or any other type of tank can be difficult as there are so many brands and types of storage tanks on the market; this article outlines some tips to take into account when choosing a rainwater tank. Some advantages of plastic or polyethylene water tanks is also discussed. What size […]

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