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Texas Rain Bottling Company, Uses Rainwater Even Amid Drought

Money may not grow on trees but apparently it can fall from the sky, assuming you know how to collect, filter and bottle it. In this case, that money comes in the form of rainwater. That’s right, Texas business owner David Schraub seems to be turning that most basic compound into cold hard cash with […]

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Some typical questions about Rainwater Harvesting

Check out these typical ‘frequently asked questions’ about rainwater harvesting and rain water tanks:

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VIDEO: DIY Drip Irrigation System for Your Rain Barrel

Source: Sarasota RainBarrels (Youtube) The above video shows you how to hook up a simple drip irrigation system to your rain barrel or rain water tank.  For rainwater tanks, water tanks, tank stands, septic tanks and other JoJo Tanks products, click on the links below:

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Water solutions sought by mining industries

The global mining water and wastewater sector was expected to grow as the focus on sustainable water solutions within the mining industry increased, a recent report by Frost & Sullivan found. In its ‘CEO 360 Degree Perspective of the Global Mining Water and Wastewater Treatment Market’ report, the firm said that continuing investments into improving […]

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Simple Water Saving Tips For Summer

Fresh water is a scarce resource and we all have a part to play in conserving as much valuable water as possible Here are some tips on how to save water:

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South Africa: Legal Action Over Access To Water?

The Human Rights Commission says government is likely to face legal action over the high number of people in the country who still don’t have access to clean drinking water and sanitation. The commission is holding public hearings around the country on the provision of the basic right to South Africans.

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Rainwater Harvesting in Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – For centuries, people have collected rainwater for drinking, washing and irrigation purposes. With the advent of municipal water treatment, rainwater collection became less popular in urbanized centres, though water storage cisterns can still be found in old farmhouses across Canada. But recently, rainwater harvesting has experienced an increase in popularity in countries […]

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Rain Water Harvesting in 10 Steps

Rooftop rainwater harvesting systems can vary from a simple gutter to rain barrel to a more complex integrated system with above ground or underground water tanks of various sizes and configurations.  The rainwater harvesting steps below provide excellent advice.

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DIY Water Tank Level Gauge

Determining how much water there is in a water tank can be a real chore (what with having to climb the tower in order to peer through the tank’s manhole). The answer? A simple sight gauge which uses the compression of air in a length of clear plastic tubing as an indication of water pressure […]

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