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New Slimline™ Rainwater Tank from JoJo Tanks

Brand new from JoJo Tanks is a JoJo Slimline™ Tank. Perfect for rainwater harvesting and water security, this streamlined compact design is ideally suited for urban areas where space is a consideration. SIZE MATTERS The most common question faced when purchasing a water tank is by far, what size of water tank is needed? The […]

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Integrated Rain Water Harvesting Project

Green News: Integrated Rain Water Harvesting Project launched by Ecolink The Integrated Rain Water Harvesting Project (IRWHP) was formulated by Ecolink in response to a direct request for help from local community groups in the target communities, to address the need for local water resources development and management for food production and poverty reduction.

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Authorised Water Tank Dealers for JoJo Tanks

JOJO TANKS HISTORY Jan Joubert established JoJo Tanks (Pty) Ltd during the 1970’s. Originally tanks were manufactured from fiberglass but in 1981, the company switched to manufacturing polyethylene tanks, using a rotational moulding process in order to supply the more robust tanks required in the agricultural and chemical industries. Today, JoJo only manufactures polyethylene tanks […]

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Managing Stormwater

Ever thought of where stormwater ends up? Poorly-managed stormwater can damage your property and the wider environment – but, managed properly, it can be good for your garden. Stormwater is the water that runs off surfaces such as houses, roads, driveways, footpaths. In urban areas, it runs down drains into stormwater pipes or channels and […]

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How a BioSand Water Filter Works

Test your water quality frequently, even water from ‘safe’ sources may be contaminated. The BioSand Water Filter is an adaptation of slow-sand filtration that is designed for use by families at the household level. This award-winning water filtration technology was developed by Dr. David Manz, a former University of Calgary professor. The filters are a […]

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Effects of Rainwater and Water pH on Plant Growth

Visit Ecovitality to read about eco-health and Sevenpointfive natural health supplements (good quality drinking water is one of Sevenpointfive’s core principles for acquiring and maintaining good health). Rainwater Rainwater is generally an excellent source of irrigation for plants. Plants are not only watered when it actually rains, but rainwater can be collected in buckets and […]

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Wash your Hair with Rainwater!

Solve your hard-water hair problems with rainwater. People have been washing their hair with rainwater for years. Some claim it has mystical benefits, that your hair will be shinier, more manageable or that the water is cleaner because it comes from the sky. There is a grain of truth to all this. Rainwater is soft […]

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How do I select the right rainwater tank?

When selecting a rainwater tank it is important to consider the average annual rainfall in your area, the water collection area (such as roof size) of your residence and what size tank is most relevant to your household needs. In addition, you should consider the planning, plumbing and public health requirements in your local area. […]

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Is Rain Water Safer than Mains Water?

Rainwater that is captured and stored correctly is a safe, economical and sustainable source of quality water. Rainwater is as safe as any source of water, provided certain safety precautions are taken as part of water capture, storage and distribution. In fact some say that rainwater is safer than water supplied through mains or reticulated water systems. Our mains water […]

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