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R12,5m budgeted for fresh water in Sekhukhune

THE DAYS of competing for water with animals in rivers and fountains will soon be over for the community of GaMasemola outside Jane-Furse in Limpopo. The Sekhukhune district municipality has set aside R12,5million to deal with the crisis. Angry villagers protested last Tuesday, destroying road signs and ripping up the tar road to Polokwane. They […]

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Facts About Water Tanks

Water tanks, what are they used for? Water tanks usually have five main uses: water for the garden – basically water to do plant watering with, this will conserve water and save you needing to use mains water; water for fire fighting – an oft forgotten but important usage none the less; water for drinking […]

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Reasons to Install a Water Tank

There was a time – not that long ago – when almost every house had its own water tank and harvesting rainwater was something that just happened during the course of life, not a big environmental event. But as more and more people moved into towns and cities, we started using fresh town water and […]

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Emergency Sources of Water

In an emergency, if you have not previously stored water and commercial or public sources of water are not available, drain water from your plumbing system. Unless you are advised that the public water supply has been contaminated and is not safe, open the drain valve at the bottom of the water heater and salvage […]

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Emergency Water Storage: Important to consider in today’s world

A normally active person needs to drink at least two quarts of water each day. Hot environments can double that amount. Children, nursing mothers and ill people will need even more. You will also need water for food preparation and hygiene. Store a total of at least one gallon per person, per day. You should […]

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JoJo Steel Tank Stands

JoJo tanks should ideally be installed on the JoJo steel tank stands designed by structural engineer for this specific purpose – an engineer’s certificate is available on request.  These stands provide the level and robust base required to support the weight of a full tank, which could be up to 10 tons in the case […]

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Horizontal Tanks Available from JoJo Tanks

JoJo manufactures a wide range of horizontal water and chemical tanks suitable for use in agriculture, chemical and other industries. A horizontal tank is also known as a transporter tank and can be fitted onto the back of a LDV or a truck to build a water-car. Applications include drinking water, fire fighting, irrigation and […]

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JoJo Tanks – Vertical Water Tanks & Chemical Tanks: LARGE

Large vertical tanks come with a 430 mm lid with e-clips on top of the tank TANK TYPE DIAMETER HEIGHT SG 1 000-Liter Water 1 140 mm 1 235 mm 1 Chemical Medium 1.4 Chemical Heavy 1.6 1 500-Liter Water 1 420 mm 1 300 mm 1 Chemical Medium 1.4 Chemical Heavy 1.6 2200 Liter […]

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Organic Farming Reduces Antibiotic Resistance

Organic poultry farms that don’t use antibiotics have significantly lower levels of drug-resistant bacteria that can potentially spread to humans. That’s according to a new study which is the first to demonstrate lower levels of drug-resistant bacteria on newly organic farms. The research adds to the growing concern among health experts about germs becoming resistant […]

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