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Video: Water by the Numbers

An interesting video; water conservation should become a part of everyone’s everyday actions. Rain water harvesting tanks and grey water recycling systems should be installed wherever possible. No matter whether you are poor or wealthy, water shortages affect us all; no amount of money can buy water that isn’t available. Rain water tanks can be […]

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Video: DIY How to make a Water Tank Level Gauge

Water tank level gauges, whether commercial or home-made are useful additions to your water tank or rainwater tank. The video below shows how a simple water tank gauge can be made and adapted. This is a quick video to show you how to make a water tank level gauge in two minutes for about two […]

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What makes a good polyethylene water tank?

When it comes to polyethylene or ‘plastic’ water tanks, there are quite a few brands available in South Africa but the quality can vary widely. Here are some pointers to help you choose the best poly water tank you can: Brand A well-known brand of water tank that has been on the market for 20 […]

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Underground water tank or aboveground tank: which to buy?

This is a choice that may face the prospective water tank buyer. We will briefly outline the pros and cons of both types of water tanks and where one may be a better option than the other. In general, underground water tanks will be more expensive than aboveground water tanks. This is due to the […]

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How do rainwater tanks work?

Water tanks in urban areas need not be small; where space is limited, underground water tanks such as the JoJo 6000 litre underground tank can be installed. Rainwater harvesting is simple in concept and systems can range from a single gutter directing water to a small rain barrel or drum or they can be sophisticated […]

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Importance of choosing a high quality poly water tank

There are thousands of manufacturers of ‘plastic’ or polyethylene water tanks and it can be a daunting choice when trying to decide which brand to buy. Here are a few factors that should be considered when choosing a poly water tank: Cost: This is often the first and most important factor influencing consumers’ choices when […]

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How important is the colour of your plastic water tank?

Polyethylene or ‘plastic’ water tanks are usually available in a number of different colours. The colour is usually aesthetic but there are some other good reasons to consider the colour before purchasing your poly tank. Some considerations where colour may be important: Building codes: If the house or business is located within an estate or […]

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10 Reasons To Buy A Water Tank

In South Africa, water scarce nation where water issues are increasingly serious, there shouldn’t really be a need for much convincing when it comes to water tanks. However, here are 10 great reasons to install a water tank. Water tanks can save you money if used for storing rain water for domestic and commercial purposes Having a water […]

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3 steps to repairing a cracked polyethylene water tank

Good quality water tanks and chemical tanks such as those made by JoJo Tanks in South Africa should not crack easily but sometimes an accident occurs which has nothing to do with the quality of the polyethylene tank.  It is good to know that minor cracks in most types of plastic tanks can be repaired […]

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