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Great reasons to install rain water tanks this summer

In South Africa, good rains have begun falling over most parts of the country – businesses and home-owners should capitalise on harvesting this free source of unpolluted water from suitable rooftops and store it in water tanks. Here are some great reasons to install water tanks for storing harvested rainwater: Rainwater is FREE! Who doesn’t […]

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Uses for 20000 litre poly water tanks

Plastic water tanks come in all shapes and sizes and the very large tanks such as the 20000 litre JoJo polyethylene water tank has a very useful water storage capacity for industrial, agricultural and public applications. The 20000 liter JoJo water tank is probably the biggest poly water tank available in South Africa.  There are […]

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Rainwater harvesting is simplest alternative water source

Rainwater harvesting tanks are becoming more common in South Africa and in many other parts of the world, including the US and other developed countries.  It is important to choose the water storage container carefully – not all water tanks are suited to storing water for potable purposes.  Ensure the water tank is of good […]

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Water tanks for emergency preparedness

In a world of ever-increasing natural and man-made catastrophes as well as conflict, it is a good idea, at the very least, to ensure that you and your family have probably the most important resource in reserve – water.  A water tank or a few rain barrels installed on the property could be the difference […]

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Water Filters & Contaminants – what type of protection do you need?

Even rainwater in rain water tanks could be contaminated by bird droppings on the roof and other contaminants in the gutters and it should be appropriately filtered if the water tanks are used to supply potable water. Water contaminants can be broken down into four categories:  Taste and odor causing contaminants, rust/sediment, bacteria/parasites and lead. […]

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Why cheap poly water tanks are bad for the environment

In today’s economy, consumers all too often choose a product based on price alone.  Poly water tanks are no exception but it is economically & environmentally irresponsible to choose a plastic water tank based on price alone Many may argue that ‘plastic’ tanks or polyethylene tanks are not good for the environment in the first […]

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Rwanda: Japan Donates Water Tanks to School

Rain water tanks at schools improve the lives of students and save considerable amounts of money in some areas, as the article below states.  Rainwater harvesting not only saves money at schools but educates learners about conserving water – the water tanks are in plain view and are seen every day by learners, reinforcing the […]

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India: Mumbai officials advise that water tanks should be cleaned

Cleaning water tanks should be a periodic maintenance task although the period between cleaning will vary widely, depending on the quality of water entering the water tanks. To prolong the gap between desluding and cleaning the water tank, an appropriate filter can be installed at the inlet of the water tank.  MUMBAI: The Brihanmumbai Municipal […]

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Water tanks for businesses – why are they important?

In many cases, the subject of water tanks and rainwater tanks tends to focus on domestic applications but businesses should also consider installing water tanks and/or rainwater harvesting systems, especially in water-scarce South Africa. Water shortages and water supply cuts (both planned and unannounced) are a reality in South Africa and can play havoc with […]

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